Ascent of Alta Mountain on 2017-09-04

Climber: Diana Yuen

Others in Party:Carolyn
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Monday, September 4, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Alta Mountain
    Elevation:6240 ft / 1901 m

Ascent Trip Report

Took Rachel Lake trail to Alta. Super smoky and unpleasant due to Jolly Mtn wildfire.

I would classify this entire route as a hike.

0723 Start
0924 Rachel Lake - wait for smoke to pass
1015 Start again
1139 Summit (3:19 travel time)
1254 Descent
1537 Car (2:41 travel time)
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Looking to the false summit (2017-09-04). Photo by Diana Yuen.
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Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Low Clouds
Hot and smoky, with occasional breeze

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