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Ascent of Camiaca Peak on 2018-10-20

Climber: Andrew Schaper

Date:Saturday, October 20, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Camiaca Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:11739 ft / 3578 m

Ascent Trip Report

Started at the Green Creek Trailhead and hiked the road to Virginia Pass. Beautiful frozen water falls this time of year. Went up Camiaca from the pass and straight forward Class 2 on semi loose boulders. We went down to climb the peak to the northwest and had to do some down climbing. We went down the southeast side of that was a ridge and went down the loose slopes to the lake. Down the next slope below the lake presented us with multiple cliffs in our path that forced us to continue traversing to the southeast. Had to climb up a couple times to get out of some sketchy loose and steep slopes. After careful traversing for at least a half mile, we got to safe ground and continued down the class 2 until reaching the south side of the lake.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:4800 ft / 1462 m
    Total Elevation Loss:4800 ft / 1463 m
    Round-Trip Distance:13.7 mi / 22 km
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Quality:9 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Open Country, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Weather:Cold, Windy, Clear
Cold fall day with a little snow on the ground at upp elevations
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3930 ft / 1197 m
    Distance:6.4 mi / 10.3 km
    Start Trailhead:7809 ft / 2380 m
    Time:0 Days 4 Hours 40 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:4800 ft / 1463 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 3930 ft / 1198 m; Extra: 870 ft / 265m
    Gain on way out:870 ft / 265 m
    Distance:7.3 mi / 11.7 km
    End Trailhead:7809 ft / 2380 m
    Time:0 Days 4 Hours 10 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Andrew Schaper
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