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Ascent of Eagle Peak on 2015-07-11

Climber: Mitch Brown

Others in Party:Janice
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, July 11, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Eagle Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:9892 ft / 3015 m

Ascent Trip Report

With Jan. 16.7 miles, 5000' Elevation gain. Started from Emmerson Campground. Most people go from Poison flat, which is closer and less of a climb, but Emmerson was where we began our honeymoon backpacking in 1987. Saw the most incredible wildflowers, none of which captured well on camera due to cloudy skies. We were well into clouds at the summit, so no views. Signed the register, got back to camp and headed home.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:5032 ft / 1533 m
    Extra Gain:500 ft / 152 m
    Round-Trip Distance:16.8 mi / 27 km
    Route:Emmerson trail to Summit trail then bushwack
    Trailhead:Emmerson Campground  5860 ft / 1786 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Nights Spent:1 nights away from roads
    Weather:Drizzle, Cold, Breezy, Low Clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Time:7 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time:5 Hours 



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