Ascent of Alta Mountain on 2017-09-04
|Others in Party:||Carolyn|
----Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Monday, September 4, 2017|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||6240 ft / 1901 m|
Ascent Trip ReportTook Rachel Lake trail to Alta. Super smoky and unpleasant due to Jolly Mtn wildfire.
I would classify this entire route as a hike.
0924 Rachel Lake - wait for smoke to pass
1015 Start again
1139 Summit (3:19 travel time)
1537 Car (2:41 travel time)
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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