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Ascent of Heald Peak on 1989-10-28

Climber: Greg Gerlach

Others in Party:Sierra Club HPS group
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, October 28, 1989
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Heald Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:6901 ft / 2103 m

Ascent Trip Report

This was a HPS sponsored day hike led by Luella Martin and Carlton Shay via HPS Route 2 from Nicolls Peak, then back to the Heald-Nicolls Saddle. Please see my 10-28-1989 Nicolls Peak trip report for additional trip details and stats.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2200 ft / 669 m
    Total Elevation Loss:3150 ft / 959 m
    Round-Trip Distance:6 mi / 9.7 km
    Grade/Class:Class 2
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1515 ft / 461 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 830 ft / 253 m; Extra: 685 ft / 208m
    Loss on way in:685 ft / 208 m
    Distance:3.2 mi / 5.2 km
    Route:HPS Route 2
    Start Trailhead:From Nicolls Peak  6071 ft / 1850 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:2465 ft / 751 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 1780 ft / 543 m; Extra: 685 ft / 208m
    Gain on way out:685 ft / 208 m
    Distance:2.8 mi / 4.4 km
    Route:HPS Route 2
    End Trailhead:Heald/Nicolls saddle  5121 ft / 1560 m



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