Ascent of Bard Peak on 1987-05-24

Climber: David Olson

Others in Party:Bob Paulson
Date:Sunday, May 24, 1987
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Bard Peak
    Elevation:13641 ft / 4157 m

Ascent Trip Report

May 24 1987 Sunday. Bob and I got a 7:15 am start from Bakersville. We climbed west of the creek, found two old trails going up. It snowed all the way up, conditions were late September-like, with a whiteout the last 700 feet, but we climbed Bard Peak, 13641 ft, 6:30 hours round trip.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3841 ft / 1170 m
    Grade/Class:class 2
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe
    Weather:Snowing, White-out
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3841 ft / 1170 m
    Route:Old trails west of creek
    Start Trailhead:Bakersville  9800 ft / 2987 m
Descent Statistics

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