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Ascent of Yosemite Point in 1997

Climber: Dean Gaudet

Date:1997
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Yosemite Point
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:6939 ft / 2115 m

Ascent Trip Report

this was the toughest hike i had ever completed to this point, and i wasn't conditioned for it.

i didn't have enough water, i took a chance drinking from the stream, until another group came by with a filter and offered to filter some for me. i would later start overstocking water and "pay it forward": i recall giving a 1L bottle to a family on mt. diablo who had underprepared for the summer heat.

after the hike i had a beer, and passed out in my tent. i'd toss and turn the whole night from the pain in my feet and legs.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2945 ft / 897 m
    Round-Trip Distance:7.8 mi / 12.6 km
    Route:upper yosemite fall trail
    Trailhead:3994 ft / 1217 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail



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