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Ascent of Mount McDuffie on 2006-08-01

Climber: Lisa Barboza

Others in Party:Daryn Dodge
Date:Tuesday, August 1, 2006
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount McDuffie
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:13282 ft / 4048 m

Ascent Trip Report

From our camp, we climbed the North ridge of McDuffie, with full packs. We stayed quite a bit below the ridge, in some CL3 and some CL4 climbing, and found a chute to the crest of the north ridge, and then followed the ridge to the summit. Afterwards, we went further south an additional 5 miles and 3000 feet of gain to climb Wheel Mountain, and then to our camp on the plateau just west of Rambaud pass.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3000 ft / 914 m
    Grade/Class:CL3
    Route Conditions:
Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3000 ft / 914 m
    Distance:4.4 mi / 7.1 km
    Start Trailhead:10282 ft / 3133 m
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: August 2006 peaks (5 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Black Giant2006-07-306500 ft / 1981 m
2Charybdis2006-07-311000 ft / 305 m
3Mount McDuffie2006-08-013000 ft / 914 m
4Wheel Mountain2006-08-013000 ft / 914 m
5Devils Crags2006-08-021500 ft / 457 m
5Mount Woodworth2006-08-03 b1300 ft / 396 m
Total Trip Gain: 16300 ft / 4967 m    Total Trip Loss: 10300 ft / 3139 m



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