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Ascent of Midway Mountain on 1994-08-19

Climber: Greg Gerlach

Others in Party:Barbara Cohen
Asher Waxman
Jim Fujimoto
Dan Richter
Erik Siering
Willie Richter
Leslie Hofherr
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Friday, August 19, 1994
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Midway Mountain
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:13665 ft / 4165 m

Ascent Trip Report

This was day 7 of a 9 day backpack trip to climb 8 peaks located along the King-Kern Divide that are on the SPS list. Starting from our camp at the Kern River, our group day-hiked Midway via its class 2 East Ridge Route and Milestone Mountains via its class 3 East Side Route. Stats for this day hike include ascents of Milestone and Midway Mountains and are from the Kern River. Please see my 08-18-1994 Thunder Mountain trip report for additional trip stats and info.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:4665 ft / 1421 m
    Total Elevation Loss:4665 ft / 1421 m
    Round-Trip Distance:10 mi / 16.1 km
    Grade/Class:Class 2
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3165 ft / 964 m
    Distance:4.5 mi / 7.2 km
    Route:East ridge
    Start Trailhead:Kern River   10500 ft / 3200 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:4665 ft / 1421 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 3165 ft / 965 m; Extra: 1500 ft / 457m
    Gain on way out:1500 ft / 457 m
    Distance:5.5 mi / 8.9 km
    Route:East ridge
    End Trailhead:Kern River  10500 ft / 3200 m



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