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Ascent of Mount Mendel on 2010-08-15

Climber: Lisa Barboza

Others in Party:Daryn Dodge <3992> with Stephane M
Eddie Sudol
Shane Smith
Jim Ramaker
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, August 15, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Mendel
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:13710 ft / 4178 m

Ascent Trip Report

Evolution Valley Trip - From Lake Sabrina TH, we went over Lamarck Col, then down canyon to climb Goethe, The hermit, Mt McGee, Fiske, and Huxley. We exited over Haeckel col, down back to the trailhead. This was a 6 night trip.

Mendel - we took the East Face CL3 route, but did find a bit of CL4. The climb went well with little difficulty. A fine scramble.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:4495 ft / 1370 m
    Grade/Class:CL4
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Skis, Tent Camp
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:4495 ft / 1370 m
    Distance:9.7 mi / 15.6 km
    Start Trailhead:9215 ft / 2808 m
Descent Statistics
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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