Ascent of Twin Peaks on 2016-02-06

Climber: Steven Shipman

Date:Saturday, February 6, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Twin Peaks
    Elevation:9673 ft / 2948 m

Ascent Trip Report

Successfully made a winter climb of Twin Peaks. This was the third time have summited Twin. The main summit tower has collapsed off the west face, leaving the summit much harder to climb and about 15ft short than it used to be. If any more of it collapses(which it will) the South Peak will be higher the the North Peak.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1986 ft / 604 m
    Total Elevation Loss:5097 ft / 1552 m
    Round-Trip Distance:5.6 mi / 9 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Ski Poles, Snowshoes
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1704 ft / 519 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1403 ft / 428 m; Extra: 301 ft / 91m
    Loss on way in:301 ft / 91 m
    Distance:1.6 mi / 2.5 km
    Start Trailhead:8270 ft / 2520 m
    Time:4 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:4796 ft / 1461 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 4514 ft / 1376 m; Extra: 282 ft / 85m
    Gain on way out:282 ft / 85 m
    Distance:4 mi / 6.5 km
    End Trailhead:5159 ft / 1572 m
    Time:5 Hours 25 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Twin Peaks 2-6-2016

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Dug Peak2016-02-063609 ft / 1100 m
2Twin Peaks2016-02-061986 ft / 605 m
Total Trip Gain: 5595 ft / 1705 m    Total Trip Loss: 5595 ft / 1706 m

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