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Ascent of Castle Peaks on 2013-01-12

Climber: BMS 914

Others in Party:Anji Cerney
Anji Cerney
Austin Hubbuch
Reza L
Harlan S
Ali H
O'Shey
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, January 12, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Castle Peaks
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:5896 ft / 1797 m

Ascent Trip Report

Ascent of North Castle Butte. Took more exciting chute near the summit on ascent, but descended via standard Class 3 chute.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:728 ft / 221 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1357 ft / 413 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4.1 mi / 6.6 km
    Grade/Class:Class 4
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Weather:Cold, Calm, Clear
Clear and chilly
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:496 ft / 151 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 292 ft / 89 m; Extra: 204 ft / 62m
    Loss on way in:204 ft / 62 m
    Distance:0.8 mi / 1.3 km
    Route:Southwest face
    Start Trailhead:Base of summit block near cave  5604 ft / 1708 m
    Time:1 Hours 0 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1153 ft / 351 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 921 ft / 281 m; Extra: 232 ft / 70m
    Gain on way out:232 ft / 70 m
    Distance:3.3 mi / 5.3 km
    Route:Southwest face and Southern slopes
    End Trailhead:End of Jeep track off Hart Mine Rd  4975 ft / 1516 m
    Time:1 Hours 44 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Castle Peaks

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Castle Peaks-Middle Peak2013-01-12 a1067 ft / 325 m
2Castle Peaks2013-01-12 b728 ft / 222 m
Total Trip Gain: 1795 ft / 547 m    Total Trip Loss: 1795 ft / 548 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by BMS 914
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