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Ascent of Fortification Range High Point on 2012-05-27

Climber: Ken Jones

Date:Sunday, May 27, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Fortification Range High Point
    Location:USA-Nevada
    Elevation:8431 ft / 2569 m

Ascent Trip Report

Drove to just short of Basin Spring. See Dean's forthcoming summitpost page for details.

Walked west (returned with a bit more of a southerly loop, via the washes) to the saddle north of point 7191, and walked the ridge northwest, then west, then southwest to the summit.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2031 ft / 618 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2031 ft / 618 m
    Round-Trip Distance:5 mi / 8 km
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Bushwhack
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1991 ft / 606 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1891 ft / 576 m; Extra: 100 ft / 30m
    Loss on way in:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:2.5 mi / 4 km
    Route:looping ridge
    Start Trailhead:SW of point 6641  6540 ft / 1993 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1931 ft / 588 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 1891 ft / 576 m; Extra: 40 ft / 12m
    Gain on way out:40 ft / 12 m
    Distance:2.5 mi / 4 km
    Route:looping ridge
    End Trailhead:SW of point 6641  6540 ft / 1993 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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