Ascent of Kearsarge Peak on 2016-04-16
|Date:||Saturday, April 16, 2016|
|Ascent Type:||Unsuccessful - Turned Back|
| Elevation:||12400 ft / 3779 m|
Ascent Trip Reportclimbed sw couloir (couloir east / climber's right of lilly pass) and made the west ridge only to be blocked by large unstable wind slab approx 30' - 40' long. fun couloir, gps track and caltopo shows it to be upwards of 50 degree slope near the exit.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||3200 ft / 975 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||6 mi / 9.7 km|
| Route:||sw couloir via golden trout lakes basin|
| Trailhead:||onion valley 9200 ft / 2804 m|
| Grade/Class:||moderate snow with a|
| Quality:||8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb|
| Gear Used:||Ice Axe, Crampons, Ski Poles, Tent Camp|
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