Ascent of Mount Huxley on 2010-08-19

Climber: Lisa Barboza

Others in Party:Eddie Sudol
Jim Ramaker
Shane Smith
Date:Thursday, August 19, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Huxley
    Elevation:13086 ft / 3988 m

Ascent Trip Report

We climbed the West Shoulder route as described in RJ Secor. A very nice and fun climb. The headwall CL3 is a narrow spine and is quite exposed and requires a lot of care. After the headwall, just a mild scramble to the summit.

Nice views from the summit.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2400 ft / 731 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3.8 mi / 6.1 km
    Trailhead:10686 ft / 3257 m
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Part of Trip: Evolution 2010 (6 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
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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