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Ascent of Split Mountain on 1990-08-13

Climber: Greg Gerlach

Others in Party:Barbara Cohen
Jim Fujimoto
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Monday, August 13, 1990
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Split Mountain
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:14058 ft / 4284 m

Ascent Trip Report

This was the third day of a 6 day backpack to climb Cardinal Mountain, Mount Prater, Split Mountain, Mount Ruskin, and Arrow Peak, all on the SPS list. From Upper Basin, Barbara, Jim and I day climbed Split Mountain via its class 2 north slope, then dropped down to Red Lake Pass and climbed Mount Prater via its class 1 southeast ridge. Also, trip stats include ascents of all five peaks on this 6 day peak-bag.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:20695 ft / 6307 m
    Total Elevation Loss:20695 ft / 6307 m
    Round-Trip Distance:48 mi / 77.2 km
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Nights Spent:5 nights away from roads
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:10245 ft / 3122 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 8645 ft / 2635 m; Extra: 1600 ft / 487m
    Loss on way in:1600 ft / 487 m
    Distance:24 mi / 38.6 km
    Route:North slope
    Start Trailhead:Taboose Pass trailhead  5413 ft / 1649 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:19095 ft / 5820 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 8645 ft / 2635 m; Extra: 10450 ft / 3185m
    Gain on way out:10450 ft / 3185 m
    Distance:24 mi / 38.6 km
    Route:North slope
    End Trailhead:Taboose Pass Trailhead  5413 ft / 1649 m



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