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Ascent of Gendarme Peak on 2019-08-08

Climber: Lucas Lochner

Date:Thursday, August 8, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Gendarme Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:13252 ft / 4039 m

Ascent Trip Report

Needs new register canister.

Papers were loose in a ziploc bag with a big hole in it. Looks like it was previously stored in a glass jar, because there are broken remnants of a glass jar in a crack at the summit. I left it in some dried mago packaging I had on me that probably won't last too long. Old register that would would be sad to see lost to the elements.

Jigsaw Pass was pretty loose but still good fun, although it helped not to have anyone above or below me. Some sidehilling from top of the pass, although it's not steep or loose enough to make it unpleasant. Identifying Jigsaw Pass was significantly easier thanks to photos on SP, but still required some educated guessing and piecing it out.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3752 ft / 1143 m
    Total Elevation Loss:3752 ft / 1142 m
    Round-Trip Distance:10 mi / 16.1 km
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3652 ft / 1113 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 3452 ft / 1052 m; Extra: 200 ft / 60m
    Loss on way in:200 ft / 60 m
    Distance:5 mi / 8 km
    Start Trailhead:9800 ft / 2987 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:3552 ft / 1082 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 3452 ft / 1052 m; Extra: 100 ft / 30m
    Gain on way out:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:5 mi / 8 km
    End Trailhead:9800 ft / 2987 m



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