Ascent of Merced Peak on 2016-08-26

Climber: Harvest Mondello

Date:Friday, August 26, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Merced Peak
    Elevation:11726 ft / 3574 m

Ascent Trip Report

South Ridge from Snow Pass (Class 2). Upper Ottoway Lake approach (Class 2). Class 2. Solo. Watch for loose talus.
Summary Total Data
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Part of Trip: Sierra Nevadas JMT '16 (23 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Pluto Point2016-08-23 
2Clouds Rest2016-08-24 
3Half Dome2016-08-24 
4Ottoway Peak2016-08-26 
5Merced Peak2016-08-26 
6Red Peak2016-08-27 
7Isberg Peak2016-08-28 
8(Attempt) Mount Ritter2016-08-304132 ft / 1259 m
9Mount Solomons2016-09-07 
10Mount Prater2016-09-09 
11Split Mountain2016-09-09 
12Mount Tyndall2016-09-122563 ft / 781 m
14Mount Muir2016-09-14 
15Mount Whitney2016-09-14 
Total Trip Gain: 6695 ft / 2040 m

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