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Ascent of Ken Point on 2011-04-09

Climber: Mat Kelliher

Others in Party:Tanya Roton
Chris Spisak
Lilly Fukui
George White
Jim Fleming
Kathy Cheever-Bonfire
Mars Bonfire
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, April 9, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Ken Point
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:6423 ft / 1957 m

Ascent Trip Report

***Sierra Club Outing***

Mars, Kathy, Chris, Lilly, and I led this Sierra Club hike. This was my first non-provisional lead hike. Trail follows PCT North from SR-74 and then leaves PCT to climb steeply up northern ridges to summit. Snowy weather the previous few days left all the vegetation on the summit and upper 300 - 400' "glazed" with ice - utterly beautiful conditions. No snow on trail. This was George White's 25th Peak. Exit via southern ridge to dirt road to SR-74.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2000 ft / 609 m
    Quality:9 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Scramble
    Weather:Cold, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2000 ft / 609 m
    Distance:12.7 mi / 20.4 km
    Start Trailhead:4423 ft / 1348 m
Descent Statistics



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