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Ascent of Carson Peak on 2015-07-07

Climber: Christopher Wessels

Others in Party:Josh Stillwell (Stayed behind)
Date:Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Carson Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:10892 ft / 3319 m

Ascent Trip Report

Off Sierra High Route, from Rush Creek, with Josh Stillwell. Left my camera at the summit. Stupid.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:6162 ft / 1878 m
    Total Elevation Loss:4692 ft / 1430 m
    Grade/Class:Class 2-3
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Scramble
    Gear Used:
Tent Camp
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3642 ft / 1110 m
    Route:West Slope
    Start Trailhead:Rush Creek  7250 ft / 2209 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:4692 ft / 1430 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 2172 ft / 662 m; Extra: 2520 ft / 768m
    Gain on way out:2520 ft / 768 m
    Route:High Route
    End Trailhead:Tuolumne Pass  8720 ft / 2657 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Sierra High Route: Rush Creek to Tuolumne (4 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Carson Peak2015-07-076162 ft / 1878 m
2Foerster Peak2015-07-09817 ft / 249 m
Total Trip Gain: 6979 ft / 2127 m    Total Trip Loss: 5509 ft / 1679 m



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