Ascent to Florence Peak-False summit on 2010-03-17

Climber: Chad Painter

Others in Party:Brian Looper
Date:Wednesday, March 17, 2010
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Point Reached:Florence Peak - False summit
    Elevation:5450 ft / 1661 m
    Remaining Elevation:58 ft / 17 m (2% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

Reached false summit at turn-around time, knife edge snow on direct approach to true summit looked too dicey given time constraint and conditions
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3690 ft / 1124 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3690 ft / 1124 m
    Start Trailhead:1760 ft / 536 m
Descent Statistics

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