Ascent of Mount Williamson on 2010-07-04

Climber: Greg Gerlach

Others in Party:John Fisanotti
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, July 4, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Williamson
    Elevation:14373 ft / 4380 m

Ascent Trip Report

On day one, John and I drove up to the trailhead from Los Angeles, picking our permit up along the way, then backpacked up to Mahogany Flat, where we set up camp. On day two, we backpacked over Shepherd Pass and then over to our camp located about 1/2 miles southeast from the pass. On day three, John and I climbed the peak via Williamson Bowl and its class 3 West Face Route, returned to camp, then backpacked over Shepherd Pass and down to Anvil Camp, where we spent the night. On day four, we backpacked out to the vehicle, then drove back to LA.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:9915 ft / 3021 m
    Extra Gain:920 ft / 280 m
    Round-Trip Distance:28 mi / 45.1 km
    Route:West Face
    Trailhead:Shepherd Pass Trailhead  6298 ft / 1919 m
    Grade/Class:Class 3
    Nights Spent:3 nights away from roads

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