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Ascent of Rodgers Peak on 2007-07-21

Climber: Greg Gerlach

Others in Party:John Fisanotti
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, July 21, 2007
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Peak:Rodgers Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:11150 ft / 3398 m

Ascent Trip Report

On day one, John and I backpacked from Silver Lake to Rush Creek and set up camp. The next day, we made our way up the trail to Davis Lake and then cross country up to Clinch Pass in an attempt to climb Rodgers Peak. From the pass, the route to the summit involved about 4000' of gain, including about 1300' of gain up a sandy and steep slope on the return to Clinch Pass, plus about four miles of hiking. The route didn't look fun, especially on the return; therefore, John and I turned around and backpacked out to the truck via Thousand Island Lake and Agnew Pass.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:4250 ft / 1294 m
    Total Elevation Loss:4250 ft / 1295 m
    Round-Trip Distance:26 mi / 41.8 km
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Nights Spent:2 nights away from roads
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3950 ft / 1203 m
    Distance:13 mi / 20.9 km
    Route:Clinch Pass
    Start Trailhead:Silver Lake  7200 ft / 2194 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:4250 ft / 1295 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 3950 ft / 1204 m; Extra: 300 ft / 91m
    Gain on way out:300 ft / 91 m
    Distance:13 mi / 20.9 km
    Route:Clinch Pass
    End Trailhead:Silver Lake  7200 ft / 2194 m



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