Ascent of Snowmass Mountain on 1986-07-20
|Others in Party:||Lee Fryberger|
|Date:||Sunday, July 20, 1986|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||4x4 Vehicle|
| Elevation:||14092 ft / 4295 m|
Ascent Trip ReportWe drove by a tough road Marble to Crystal, by a tough 4WD road to Lead King Basin and climbed by a lush and scenic trail to Geneva Lake. We camped and speculated on how to go up Snowmass.
Sunday we hiked past Little Gem lake, up to Siberia Lake and then up
the mountain by the 'west' ridge. We made the summit by 10:30 am. We
descended by roughly the same route.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||3152 ft / 960 m|
| Total Elevation Loss:||4492 ft / 1369 m|
| Grade/Class:||class 2|
| Quality:||6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Gain on way in:||3152 ft / 960 m|
| Route:||Hike north to Siberia Lake, then east up the west |
| Start Trailhead:||Camp at Geneva Lake 10940 ft / 3334 m|
| Loss on way out:||4492 ft / 1369 m|
| Route:||retrace of ascent route|
| End Trailhead:||Where we left the 4x4 9600 ft / 2926 m|
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