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Ascent of Ruby Peak on 2018-08-21

Climber: Christopher Wessels

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Ruby Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:13188 ft / 4019 m

Ascent Trip Report

From Long Lake, after bagging Lookout Peak. It's a decent climb, but mostly class 2 unless you venture out onto the ridges; and the rock isn't as solid as it is in other parts of LLV. Summit pillar is cool.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1588 ft / 484 m
    Total Elevation Loss:3188 ft / 971 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4.8 mi / 7.7 km
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Route Conditions:
Scramble
    Gear Used:
Tent Camp
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1588 ft / 484 m
    Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Route:East Face
    Start Trailhead:11600 ft / 3535 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:3188 ft / 971 m
    Distance:3.8 mi / 6.1 km
    End Trailhead:Mosquito Flat  10000 ft / 3048 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Mountaineering with Pat, Craig, Lee (2 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Pyramid Peak2018-08-182840 ft / 866 m
2Treasure Peak2018-08-191920 ft / 585 m
3Little Lakes Peak2018-08-201882 ft / 574 m
4Lookout Peak2018-08-211302 ft / 397 m
5Ruby Peak2018-08-211588 ft / 484 m
Total Trip Gain: 9532 ft / 2906 m    Total Trip Loss: 9332 ft / 2845 m



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