Ascent of Forester Pass West on 2009-06-23

Climber: Michael Vecchiarelli

Date:Tuesday, June 23, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Forester Pass West
    Elevation:13720 ft / 4181 m

Ascent Trip Report

Went over the pass during an attempted thru-hike of the PCT. The elevation of the pass is at 13,153 feet. I did not go any higher then the Pass.
I started at the Mexico/USA border and left the PCT at Mammoth Lakes, CA.
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Stil Very Cold in Summer (2009-06-23). Photo by Michael Vecchiarelli.
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Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:13720 ft / 4181 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Cold, Breezy, Clear
Snow on Ground
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:13720 ft / 4181 m
    Route:Pacific Crest Trail
    Start Trailhead:Mexico/USA border  0 ft / 0 m
Descent Statistics
    Route:Pacific Crest Trail
    End Trailhead:Mammoth Lakes, CA  

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