Ascent of Mount Spickard on 2015-05-30

Climber: Kristian Kalsing

Others in Party:Ida Vincent -- Trip Report or GPS Track
Date:Saturday, May 30, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Spickard
    Elevation:8979 ft / 2736 m

Ascent Trip Report

Final scramble just to the right of the summit ridge. A few exposed areas with loose rock. We descended via continuous snow slopes further to the right. With great snow conditions, this would have been a good route up too.
Stats include camp to camp as well as hike out the following day.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:4113 ft / 1253 m
    Total Elevation Loss:7291 ft / 2221 m
    Round-Trip Distance:15.7 mi / 25.3 km
    Route Conditions:
Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Tent Camp
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3547 ft / 1081 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 3372 ft / 1027 m; Extra: 175 ft / 53m
    Loss on way in:175 ft / 53 m
    Distance:2.5 mi / 4 km
    Route:South Ridge
    Start Trailhead:5607 ft / 1709 m
    Time:5 Hours 50 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:7116 ft / 2168 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 6550 ft / 1996 m; Extra: 566 ft / 172m
    Gain on way out:566 ft / 172 m
    Distance:13.2 mi / 21.2 km
    End Trailhead:2429 ft / 740 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Kristian Kalsing
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