Ascent of Mount Fiske 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
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Fiske
    Elevation:13503 ft / 4115 m

Ascent Trip Report

From our camp at Lake 11398, we ascended to the saddle between Fiske & Mt. Warlow, then up the CL2 ridge to the summit. Our second peak of the day and a nice, fine climb. The next day, we went out over Haeckel Col to the Lake Sabrina Trailhead. The last of six SPS listed peaks (LA Chapter Sierra Club, Sierra Peaks Section) and this got me to 195. I started the SPS list in 2004 and finished in 2014 on North Peak.

A very successful 7 day trip in the wonderful and amazing High Sierra with very special friends!
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2200 ft / 670 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3.4 mi / 5.5 km
    Trailhead:11303 ft / 3445 m
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Open Country
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Tent Camp
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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