Ascent of Mount Tyndall on 2016-09-12
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Monday, September 12, 2016|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||14019 ft / 4272 m|
Ascent Trip ReportNW 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|
| 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|
| Route:||NW Rib|
|Ascent Part of Trip: Sierra Nevadas JMT '16 (23 nights total away from roads)|
Complete Trip Sequence:
Total Trip Gain: 6695 ft / 2040 m
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