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Ascent of Parsons Peak-Northwest Ridge on 2012-09-28

Climber: Kevin Richards

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Friday, September 28, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Parsons Peak-Northwest Ridge
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:12040 ft / 3669 m

Ascent Trip Report

I hit Parsons and Parsons Peak NW Ridge on a 16 mile hike in from the Tuolumne Meadows Wilderness Center. I got altitude sickness descending to Vogelsang Lake and it started hailing. Then the thunderstorms started. Tough day.
Summary Total Data
    Route:Ireland Lake
    Trailhead:Tuolumne Meadows Wilderness Centers  -9999 ft / -3047 m
    Grade/Class:2
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country
Ascent Part of Trip: Parsons Peak

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Parsons Peak2012-09-28 
2Parsons Peak-Northwest Ridge2012-09-28 



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