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Ascent of Folger Peak on 2017-08-20

Climber: Powen Ru

Others in Party:Piotr
Aki
Dara
Trina
Date:Sunday, August 20, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Folger Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:9720 ft / 2962 m

Ascent Trip Report

Sierra Club - Day-hike outing. We stopped at 38.525899, -119.813195, not to abuse Aki's Toyota Camry, and hiked 2.8 miles to big Highland Lake. We use a trail behind a campsite to approach S ridge. On descent, we followed S ridge all the way to the drainage of the little Highland Lake, then traverse the SE shores of both lakes to connect back to Highland Lake Road.
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Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1950 ft / 593 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1950 ft / 593 m
    Round-Trip Distance:9.8 mi / 15.8 km
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Drizzle, Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1830 ft / 557 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1750 ft / 533 m; Extra: 80 ft / 24m
    Loss on way in:80 ft / 24 m
    Distance:4.6 mi / 7.4 km
    Route:S Ridge
    Start Trailhead:38.525899, -119.813195  7970 ft / 2429 m
    Time:2 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1870 ft / 569 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 1750 ft / 533 m; Extra: 120 ft / 36m
    Gain on way out:120 ft / 36 m
    Distance:5.2 mi / 8.4 km
    Route:S Ridge
    End Trailhead:38.525899, -119.813195  7970 ft / 2429 m
    Time:2 Hours 30 Minutes



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