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Ascent of Koip Peak on 2018-07-15

Climber: Yao-Min Chen

Others in Party:Wei-Peng Chen
Date:Sunday, July 15, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Koip Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:12962 ft / 3950 m

Ascent Trip Report

Coming up from Rush Creek/Silver Lake resort trail head and camped at Alger Lakes the previous evening. Hiked up to Koip Peak Pass from Alger Lakes and then proceeded to Koip Peak and Kuna PeaK. Brought ice axe and crampons since snow was visible from Alger Lakes but upon arriving the pass, it was apparent that the snow field up the slope of Koip Peak can be walked around so left the axe and crampons at the pass. There was a use trail on the south side of the pass. Did not find and use it on the ascent but followed it on the way down.
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Koip Peak from Alger Lakes (2018-07-15). Photo by Yao-Min Chen.
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Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Snow on Ground, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Nights Spent:1 nights away from roads
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Yao-Min Chen
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