Ascent of Empire Mountain on 2015-09-04

Climber: Greg Gerlach

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Friday, September 4, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Empire Mountain
    Elevation:11550 ft / 3520 m

Ascent Trip Report

The GPS track is from Glacier Pass. Also, it's about a 5 mile hike to Glacier Pass from the Sawtooth Pass trailhead in Mineral King. I also climbed Second Kaweah on this trip.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:450 ft / 137 m
    Total Elevation Loss:450 ft / 137 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.2 mi / 1.9 km
    Grade/Class:Class 1-2
    Nights Spent:3 nights away from roads
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:450 ft / 137 m
    Distance:0.6 mi / 1 km
    Route:East ridge
    Start Trailhead:Glacier Pass  11100 ft / 3383 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:450 ft / 137 m
    Distance:0.6 mi / 1 km
    Route:East Ridge
    End Trailhead:Glarier Pass  11100 ft / 3383 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

 GPS Waypoints - Hover or click to see name and lat/long
Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Greg Gerlach
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Note: GPS Tracks may not be accurate, and may not show the best route. Do not follow this route blindly. Conditions change frequently. Use of a GPS unit in the outdoors, even with a pre-loaded track, is no substitute for experience and good judgment. accepts NO responsibility or liability from use of this data.

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