Ascent of Desolation Peak on 2015-08-22
|Date:||Saturday, August 22, 2015|
|Ascent Type:||No Summit Goal|
| Elevation:||9820 ft / 2993 m|
Ascent Trip ReportHike up Beartrap Fork to Desolation Lake. Hauled 7.5 gallons of water with me to leave at the Desolation aid station for the Wasatch 100. 60+ lbs of sloshing liquid is not very fun to haul. Actually had to leave some halfway up and then go back and get it. Awesome.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||3640 ft / 1109 m|
| Total Elevation Loss:||1600 ft / 487 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country|
| Gain on way in:||3640 ft / 1109 m|
| Gain Breakdown:||Net: 2040 ft / 622 m; Extra: 1600 ft / 487m|
| Loss on way in:||1600 ft / 487 m|
| Distance:||8 mi / 12.9 km|
| Start Trailhead:||7780 ft / 2371 m|
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