Ascent of Potato Peak on 2019-06-09

Climber: Powen Ru

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
Peak:Potato Peak
    Elevation:10237 ft / 3120 m

Ascent Trip Report

Snow 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
Ascent Statistics
    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
Descent Statistics
    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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