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Ascent of Starlight Peak on 2018-09-01

Climber: Tim Berger

Others in Party:Julian Valdez
Date:Saturday, September 1, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Starlight Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:14200 ft / 4328 m

Ascent Trip Report

South Lake TH to Bishop Pass. Bishop Pass to Thunderbolt Pass bivvy. 5 am start up SW Chute #1 to T-bolt summit block. Looped summit block with 9mm rope and used it to attain summit. Traverse to Starlight Peak and free climbed with belay by J Valdez. Stood on summit.

Two other climbers from Ridgecrest, CA free-climbed Thunderbolt while we were on that peak.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:4363 ft / 1329 m
    Route:Bishop Pass Tr
    Trailhead:9837 ft / 2998 m
    Quality:10 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Rock Climb, Aid Climb
    Gear Used:
Rope, Bivouac
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
Clear, 30s to 50sF
Ascent Part of Trip: Thunderbolt & Starlight

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
2Starlight Peak2018-09-014363 ft / 1330 m
Total Trip Gain: 4363 ft / 1330 m    Total Trip Loss: 4363 ft / 1330 m



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