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Ascent of Mount Muir on 2019-08-23

Climber: Aaron Kissel

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Friday, August 23, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Muir
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:14012 ft / 4270 m

Ascent Trip Report

Climbed up the standard route from the Whitney Trail except I went a little further west than most people about halfway up the class 3 section. The whole way up it is very exposed but the climbing is super easy.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:5250 ft / 1600 m
    Total Elevation Loss:5250 ft / 1600 m
    Round-Trip Distance:12.8 mi / 20.6 km
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Rock Climb
    Gear Used:
Headlamp, Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:5250 ft / 1600 m
    Distance:8.1 mi / 13.1 km
    Route:West Face
    Start Trailhead:8762 ft / 2670 m
    Time:10 Hours 23 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:5250 ft / 1600 m
    Distance:4.6 mi / 7.5 km
    Route:West Face
    End Trailhead:8762 ft / 2670 m
    Time:1 Hours 42 Minutes



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