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Ascent of Rubicon Peak on 2011-09-24

Climber: Scott Joyce

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, September 24, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Rubicon Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:9183 ft / 2798 m

Ascent Trip Report

Had Jenny drop me off at Meeks Bay trailhead to Tahoe Yosemite Trail on Friday. Got a late start but made Lake Geneveive before dark. Next mornig went to Rubicon xc and back to camp then on to Phipps and Dicks Lake. Had I gotten further in on Friday I would have found the trail to the peak.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1783 ft / 543 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Route:XC
    Trailhead:Lake Geneveive  7400 ft / 2255 m
    Grade/Class:2
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Bushwhack, Scramble
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Part of Trip: Meeks Bay to Echo Lakes (2 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Rubicon Peak2011-09-241783 ft / 543 m
2Phipps Peak2011-09-242034 ft / 620 m
Total Trip Gain: 3817 ft / 1163 m    Total Trip Loss: 2617 ft / 797 m



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