Ascent of Potato Peak on 2019-06-09
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Sunday, June 9, 2019|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Hi-Clearance Vehicle|
| Elevation:||10237 ft / 3120 m|
Ascent Trip ReportSnow drift on Masonic road after saddle 9080.
Ascended via Bodie using various dirt roads / 4WDs, easy class 2 to finish the summit; descended toward two waterholes at the upstream of Rough Creek.
Knee-high bushwhack at spots when I cut corners.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||1685 ft / 512 m|
| Total Elevation Loss:||1685 ft / 513 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||6.9 mi / 11.1 km|
| Grade/Class:||Class 2|
| Quality:||4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground, Scramble|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy|
| Gain on way in:||1541 ft / 469 m|
| Gain Breakdown:||Net: 1157 ft / 353 m; Extra: 384 ft / 117m|
| Loss on way in:||384 ft / 117 m|
| Distance:||3.6 mi / 5.8 km|
| Route:||SW ridge|
| Start Trailhead:||saddle 9080 9080 ft / 2767 m|
| Time:||2 Hours 36 Minutes|
| Loss on way out:||1301 ft / 396 m|
| Loss Breakdown:||Net: 1157 ft / 353 m; Extra: 144 ft / 43m|
| Gain on way out:||144 ft / 43 m|
| Distance:||3.3 mi / 5.3 km|
| Route:||S ridge|
| End Trailhead:||saddle 9080 9080 ft / 2767 m|
| Time:||1 Hours 36 Minutes|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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