Ascent of Castle Peak on 2015-07-11
|Date:||Saturday, July 11, 2015|
|Ascent Type:||Unsuccessful - Turned Back|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||8903 ft / 2713 m|
Ascent Trip ReportI hiked with my dog, Kif. Trailhead right off of Exit 176 from I-80 E. Took about an hour and a half to reach the base of the summit (that includes a 5 minute break and a 20 minute detour on the PCT). I did not reach the high point because the climb to the top was ~ class 3/4 rock scramble and would be too risky with my dog. Used this trail to get to Basin Peak.
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| Quality:||8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Exposed Scramble|
| Weather:||Cool, Breezy, Partly Cloudy|
Lots of cumulus clouds scattered across the sky. The forecast predicted rain, but rainfall never oc
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