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Ascent of The Hermit on 2010-08-17

Climber: Lisa Barboza

Others in Party:Daryn Dodge
Eddie Sudol
Jim Ramaker
Shane Smith
Date:Tuesday, August 17, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:The Hermit
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:12328 ft / 3757 m

Ascent Trip Report

From our camp by Evolution Lake, we climbed the CL3 route as described in R. J Secor, High Sierra guide. A nice climb, the the chute is quite clay-like and moist and requires care in crossing. A very fun climb, great views from the summit. We could have stayed there forever!
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2900 ft / 883 m
    Round-Trip Distance:5.8 mi / 9.3 km
    Trailhead:9428 ft / 2873 m
    Grade/Class:CL3
    Quality:10 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Tent Camp
Ascent Part of Trip: Evolution 2010 (6 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Mount Mendel2010-08-154495 ft / 1370 m
2Mount Goethe2010-08-162500 ft / 762 m
3The Hermit2010-08-172900 ft / 884 m
4Mount McGee2010-08-183800 ft / 1158 m
4Mount Huxley2010-08-192400 ft / 732 m
6Mount Fiske2010-08-192200 ft / 671 m
Total Trip Gain: 18295 ft / 5577 m    Total Trip Loss: 14300 ft / 4359 m



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