Ascent of Tortoise Shell Peak on 2020-06-04

Climber: William Inman

Others in Party:Jon Wells
Date:Thursday, June 4, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Tortoise Shell Peak
    Elevation:3753 ft / 1143 m

Ascent Trip Report

Night climb with Jon Wells. Encountered a stinkin' rattlesnake on the way down. If the hike/climb didn't get enough adrenaline going, that damn snake did!!!
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1237 ft / 377 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1237 ft / 377 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4.7 mi / 7.6 km
    Grade/Class:Class 1 and 2
    Route Conditions:
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Hot, Breezy, Clear
Over 90 at 9:30pm start, 80s at finish
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1237 ft / 377 m
    Distance:2.4 mi / 3.8 km
    Route:.... trail up se side
    Start Trailhead:public parking lot & trailhead  2516 ft / 766 m
    Time:2 Hours 10 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1237 ft / 377 m
    Distance:2.4 mi / 3.8 km
    Route:same as up
    End Trailhead:same as start  2516 ft / 766 m

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