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Ascent of Mount Gilbert on 1999-09-11

Climber: Greg Gerlach

Others in Party:Bob Wyka
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, September 11, 1999
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Gilbert
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:13106 ft / 3994 m

Ascent Trip Report

From South Lake, Bob and I day hiked up the trail and then cross country to the uppermost Treasure Lake, then climbed to the top of Treasure Col using an ice ax and crampons. From the col, we ascended the class 2 southeast slope of Mount Gilbert to its summit, then dropped back down to Treasure Col, then ascended the class 3 north ridge of Mount Johnson to its summit. Later, we returned to the col and then back to the vehicle. Trip stats include an ascent of Mount Johnson.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:4110 ft / 1252 m
    Total Elevation Loss:4110 ft / 1252 m
    Round-Trip Distance:10 mi / 16.1 km
    Grade/Class:Class 2
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3340 ft / 1018 m
    Distance:5 mi / 8 km
    Route:Treasure Col/SE Slope
    Start Trailhead:South Lake  9766 ft / 2976 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:4110 ft / 1252 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 3340 ft / 1018 m; Extra: 770 ft / 234m
    Gain on way out:770 ft / 234 m
    Distance:5 mi / 8 km
    Route:SE Slope/Treasure Col
    End Trailhead:South Lake  9766 ft / 2976 m



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