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Ascent of Stanislaus Peak on 2016-07-21

Climber: Dean Gaudet

Others in Party:Mr. L -- Trip Report or GPS Track
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Thursday, July 21, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Stanislaus Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:11233 ft / 3423 m

Ascent Trip Report

when i bagged sonora i neglected to bag stanislaus... had i done it properly the first time around i would have traversed the ridge. so the ridge traverse is what i chose to do today. it was fun.

stanislaus ascent can be kept mostly class 2, but it does get to 40% grade for extended periods. the sand was frequently too loose for my liking, and i found it easier to spice things up with some climbing up the rocks. on descent i was able to glissade down some of the sandier parts, but overall there was a lot of picking your way across loose rocks.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1229 ft / 374 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2174 ft / 662 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4.8 mi / 7.8 km
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Windy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:837 ft / 255 m
    Distance:0.7 mi / 1.1 km
    Start Trailhead:stanislaus key col  10396 ft / 3168 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:2174 ft / 662 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 1782 ft / 543 m; Extra: 392 ft / 119m
    Gain on way out:392 ft / 119 m
    Distance:4.2 mi / 6.7 km
    End Trailhead:st mary's TH  9451 ft / 2880 m
Ascent Part of Trip: stanislaus

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Peak 110102016-07-21 a1931 ft / 589 m
2Peak 105782016-07-21 b 
3Stanislaus Peak2016-07-21 c1229 ft / 375 m
Total Trip Gain: 3160 ft / 964 m    Total Trip Loss: 3160 ft / 964 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Dean Gaudet
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