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Ascent of Basin Mountain on 2019-02-23

Climber: Matt Hooper

Others in Party:Evan Standifer
Date:Saturday, February 23, 2019
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Peak:Basin Mountain
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:13000 ft / 3962 m

Ascent Trip Report

Turned around 200' feet shy of the summit due to time and a storm rolling in. The snow/rock interface was a bit sketchy climbing up without crampons. Brutal skin from the buttermilks up to the top of the east couloir.
Summary Total Data
    Grade/Class:4
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Snow on Ground, Scramble, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Skis, Ski Poles
    Weather:Windy
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Matt Hooper
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