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Ascent of Tempest Mountain on 2016-08-10

Climber: William Musser

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Tempest Mountain
    Location:USA-Montana
    Elevation:12469 ft / 3800 m
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1099 ft / 334 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1299 ft / 395 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Grade/Class:1,2
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Open Country
    Gear Used:
Tent Camp
    Weather:Cold, Very Windy, Clear
30F morning with 30 mph
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1069 ft / 325 m
    Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Route:open boulder hopping to herd path along ridge from
    Start Trailhead:FTP camp 2  11400 ft / 3474 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1299 ft / 395 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 1269 ft / 387 m; Extra: 30 ft / 9m
    Gain on way out:30 ft / 9 m
    Distance:3 mi / 4.8 km
    Route:same
    End Trailhead:lower saddle on FTP  11200 ft / 3413 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Granite

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Froze to Death Plateau2016-08-09 a5702 ft / 1738 m
2Tempest Mountain2016-08-09 b1909 ft / 582 m
3(Attempt) Granite Peak2016-08-10 a 
4Tempest Mountain2016-08-10 b1099 ft / 335 m
5Froze to Death Plateau2016-08-10 c1002 ft / 305 m
Total Trip Gain: 9712 ft / 2960 m    Total Trip Loss: 9712 ft / 2961 m



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