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Ascent of Mount Goddard on 1989-08-28

Climber: Greg Gerlach

Others in Party:Rick Chval
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Monday, August 28, 1989
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Goddard
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:13568 ft / 4135 m

Ascent Trip Report

This was a five day backpack to climb peaks located in the vicinity of Muir Pass. On day one, Rick and I backpacked from South Lake over Bishop Pass to Le Conte Canyon and then up to Helen Lake. On day two, we day hiked Black Giant from Helen Lake. On day three, Rick and I did a long day hike to Mount Goddard by going over Muir Pass and then down to Wanda Lake, then south to Wanda Pass, then traversed along the Goddard Crest to the east slope of Mount Goddard, which we followed to the top. On day four, we day hiked Mount Fiske from Helen Lake and, on day five, we backpacked out to the vehicle over Bishop Pass to South Lake.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:11190 ft / 3409 m
    Total Elevation Loss:11190 ft / 3410 m
    Round-Trip Distance:44 mi / 70.8 km
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Nights Spent:4 nights away from roads
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:7490 ft / 2282 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 3800 ft / 1158 m; Extra: 3690 ft / 1124m
    Loss on way in:3690 ft / 1124 m
    Distance:22 mi / 35.4 km
    Route:Goddard Divide/east slope
    Start Trailhead:South Lake  9768 ft / 2977 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:7500 ft / 2286 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 3800 ft / 1158 m; Extra: 3700 ft / 1127m
    Gain on way out:3700 ft / 1127 m
    Distance:22 mi / 35.4 km
    Route:East slope/Goddard Divide
    End Trailhead:South Lake  9768 ft / 2977 m



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