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Ascent of Mount Tyndall on 2016-09-12

Climber: Harvest Mondello

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Monday, September 12, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Tyndall
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:14019 ft / 4272 m

Ascent Trip Report

NW Rib from Sheppard Pass Lake. Class 3. Solo. 20-30 mph winds. Solid granite rock. 2,563 elevation gain from the JMT.

Climb: Class 3. 2,019 elevation gain & 1.5 miles from Sheppard Pass Lake at 12,000.

Approach: Began at 11,456 elevation on the JMT next to Tyndall Creek. 3 miles & 544 elevation gain to Sheppard Pass Lake. At first cross country class 2 to a class 1 trail.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2563 ft / 781 m
    Grade/Class:Class 3
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Scramble
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2563 ft / 781 m
    Distance:4.5 mi / 7.2 km
    Route:NW Rib (solo ascent)
    Start Trailhead:11456 ft / 3491 m
Descent Statistics
    Route:NW Rib
Ascent Part of Trip: Sierra Nevadas JMT '16 (23 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
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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