Ascent of Mount Tom on 2019-04-06

Climber: Matt Hooper

Date:Saturday, April 6, 2019
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Peak:Mount Tom
    Elevation:13400 ft / 4084 m

Ascent Trip Report

Never attempt the summit of Tom from elderberry during the winter. It's a never ending slog up the east ridge. Your spirt will be broken by false summits even if you experience false summits in the Sierras on a regular basis.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:7000 ft / 2133 m
    Quality:9 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Skis, Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:7000 ft / 2133 m
    Distance:5 mi / 8 km
    Route:Elderberry Canyon
    Start Trailhead:Elderberry  6400 ft / 1950 m
    Time:11 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time:45 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Matt Hooper
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