Ascent of Carruthers Peak on 2007-03-07

Climber: Mick Stanic

Date:Wednesday, March 7, 2007
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Carruthers Peak
    Location:Australia-New South Wales
    Elevation:7037 ft / 2144 m

Ascent Trip Report

On this ascent i followed the Main Range track which starts at Charlotte Pass. Stopped for quite a while at Blue Lake (one of two cirques on mainland Australia), Carruthers Peak and the top of Mt Kosciuszko to take photos.

Carruthers Peak
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1010 ft / 307 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1010 ft / 307 m
    Round-Trip Distance:14.3 mi / 23 km
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Stream Ford, Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1010 ft / 307 m
    Distance:4.3 mi / 7 km
    Route:Main Range Walk
    Start Trailhead:Charlotte Pass  6027 ft / 1837 m
    Time:3 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1010 ft / 307 m
    Distance:9.9 mi / 16 km
    Route:Main Range Walk and Summit Walk
    End Trailhead:Charlotte Pass  6027 ft / 1837 m
    Time:5 Hours 30 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Kosciuszko 20070307

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Carruthers Peak2007-03-07 1331h1010 ft / 308 m
2Mount Kosciuszko2007-03-07 1546h1283 ft / 391 m
Total Trip Gain: 2293 ft / 699 m    Total Trip Loss: 2293 ft / 699 m

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