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Ascent to Scodie Mountain-Pt 7042 on 2013-11-19

Climber: Srikant Jayaraman

Date:Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Point Reached:Scodie Mountain - Pt 7042
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:7042 ft / 2146 m
    Remaining Elevation:252 ft / 77 m (11% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

With our turnaround time approaching and discouraged by the bushwhacking still to come, we turned back short of the summit. There was grumbling and second-guessing. But while hiking back up to the top of the ridge, we stumbled, unexpectedly, on a metal 35mm film canister in a pile of rocks just below Point 7042 at 35.633 N/118.045 W containing a few slips of paper signed by Andy Smatko. The slips of paper name this point as "Windy Ridge".
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2292 ft / 697 m
    Extra Gain:150 ft / 45 m
    Round-Trip Distance:11.2 mi / 18 km
    Route:via PCT
    Trailhead:Walker Pass Campground  5050 ft / 1539 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Part of Trip: Scodie

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1(Attempt) Scodie Mountain2013-11-19 a2292 ft / 699 m
Total Trip Gain: 2292 ft / 699 m    Total Trip Loss: 2292 ft / 699 m



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