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Ascent of Lion Rock on 2011-08-25

Climber: James Barlow

Others in Party:Matthew Hengst
Amin Faraday
Jennifer Blackie
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Thursday, August 25, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Lion Rock
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:12360 ft / 3767 m

Ascent Trip Report

South Ridge is officially Class 4, but it is really sustained Class 3 with one 20 ft section of Class 4. Descended East Chute (Class 4), then ascended 2 unnamed peaks to the east. First was Class 3, second was Class 2.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2660 ft / 810 m
    Total Elevation Loss:600 ft / 182 m
    Quality:9 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2660 ft / 810 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 2060 ft / 628 m; Extra: 600 ft / 182m
    Loss on way in:600 ft / 182 m
    Distance:5.5 mi / 8.9 km
    Route:South Ridge
    Start Trailhead:10300 ft / 3139 m
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Kaweah Trip '11 (7 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Mount Kaweah2011-08-21 a9681 ft / 2951 m
2Second Kaweah2011-08-21 b600 ft / 183 m
3Black Kaweah2011-08-222580 ft / 786 m
4Red Kaweah2011-08-232620 ft / 799 m
5Mount Stewart2011-08-242700 ft / 823 m
6Lion Rock2011-08-252660 ft / 811 m
7Mount Eisen-Black Rock Pass2011-08-262200 ft / 671 m
8Empire Mountain-Glacier Pass2011-08-271300 ft / 396 m
Total Trip Gain: 24341 ft / 7420 m    Total Trip Loss: 4300 ft / 1311 m



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