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Ascent of Granite Chief on 2019-08-17

Climber: Kamal Ahuja

Date:Saturday, August 17, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Granite Chief
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:9006 ft / 2745 m

Ascent Trip Report

We chose the Granite Chief TH on Chamoniix Place for convenient return via Aerial Tram drop to Olympic Village. First 200' climb to GCT trail was a rough scramble/bushwhacking. But the rest of the GCT to PCT was a delightful albeit uphill hike. From Granite Chief summit we headed over to adjacent Needle Peak but aborted the attempt halfway as we wanted to take the last aerial tram from High Camp down to the Olympic Valley.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2830 ft / 862 m
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2830 ft / 862 m
    Distance:12.5 mi / 20 km
    Start Trailhead:6176 ft / 1882 m
Descent Statistics
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Kamal Ahuja
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