Ascent of Crystal Peak on 2012-07-14

Climber: Marisa Wood

Date:Saturday, July 14, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Crystal Peak
    Elevation:6595 ft / 2010 m

Ascent Trip Report

Ascent slowed by snowfield high on the peak (around 300 yards wide). Did not have snowshoes, but did have Yaktrax. Route as a whole VERY exposed for about the final mile and a half to the summit.

Just a side note: I was the only woman in a party of 8 for this climb.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3100 ft / 944 m
    Round-Trip Distance:8 mi / 12.9 km
    Route Conditions:
Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3100 ft / 944 m
    Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Start Trailhead:3495 ft / 1065 m
    Time:2 Hours 59 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Time:2 Hours 30 Minutes

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