Ascent of Jicarita Peak on 2008-05-18

Climber: Ralph Baker

Others in Party:Marshall Hoybook
Date:Sunday, May 18, 2008
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Peak:Jicarita Peak
    Location:USA-New Mexico
    Elevation:11200 ft / 3413 m

Ascent Trip Report

This was my first attempted climb. Headed out around 6:30am to falling snow surprisingly. Between what had fallen and what was left from winter the snow the snow got deep enough that we decided to turn back.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2250 ft / 685 m
    Round-Trip Distance:9 mi / 14.5 km
    Trailhead:Loma Linda  8950 ft / 2727 m
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground
    Weather:Snowing, Cold, Calm, Low Clouds
Snow turning to rain

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