Ascent of Mount Conness on 2015-06-27

Climber: Mike Jay

Others in Party:Terry
Date:Saturday, June 27, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Conness
    Elevation:12590 ft / 3837 m

Ascent Trip Report

3rd highest peak in Yosemite, 12,590’, 9 miles round trip, 3,268’ in elevation gain, Class 2+ route, Started at Sawmill Campground/Trailhead. Followed path past Carnegie Institute and leave the trail to cross-country a bushy gully and follow a climber’s trail through a little cirque with small lakes. Scrambled toward the East Ridge to a sandy plateau. Climbed a short, but exposed, remainder of the East Ridge to the summit.
PCS trip with Terry being the Leader.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2962 ft / 902 m
    Round-Trip Distance:9 mi / 14.5 km
    Quality:9 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2962 ft / 902 m
    Distance:4.5 mi / 7.2 km
    Route:East Ridge
    Start Trailhead:Sawmill Campground/Trailhead  9628 ft / 2934 m
    Time:5 Hours 33 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Distance:4.5 mi / 7.2 km
    Route:East Ridge
    End Trailhead:Sawmill Campground/Trailhead  
    Time:3 Hours 30 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Mike Jay
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