Peakbagger.com

Ascent of Mount Islip on 2017-10-22

Climber: Scott Sharaga

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, October 22, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Islip
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:8250 ft / 2514 m

Ascent Trip Report

Followed East Ridge route from Summitpost. Started below Windy Gap and climbed up the steep use trail to Windy Gap, then the main trail to the summit. Super clear conditions; the Pacific Ocean and several Channel Islands were visible in the distance.
Click on photo for original larger-size version.
Old summit cabin atop Mount Islip. Mount Williamson and the Mojave Desert loom beyond (2017-10-22). Photo by Scott Sharaga.
Click here for larger-size photo.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1000 ft / 304 m
    Trailhead:CA Hwy 2 below Windy Gap  7250 ft / 2209 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear



Other Photos

Click on photo for original larger-size version.
Mount Islip summit view: Waterman Mountain is in the center with Twin Peaks behind the dead tree. Strawberry Peak is in the distance between the two (2017-10-22). Photo by Scott Sharaga.
Click here for larger-size photo.



This page has been served 76 times since 2005-01-15.




Copyright © 1987-2020 by Peakbagger.com. All Rights Reserved. Questions/Comments/Corrections? See the Contact Page Terms of Service