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Ascent of Glass Mountain on 2018-09-30

Climber: Brett Moffatt

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, September 30, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Glass Mountain
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:11160 ft / 3401 m

Ascent Trip Report

A suprising quick climb up a good use trail. Excellent views of the Sierras, upper Owens Valley, and more Nevada ranges than I can name. Fascinating geology too. The air was completely still, despite experiencing high winds in the Sierras before and after the ascent. I did lose the trail for a bit on the steep chute section of the return trip, following the wayward screeprints of prior lost hikers, and may have contributed to the confusion for those to come.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1955 ft / 595 m
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1955 ft / 595 m
    Distance:4.1 mi / 6.6 km
    Start Trailhead:9205 ft / 2805 m
Descent Statistics



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