Ascent of Mount Islip on 2017-10-22
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Sunday, October 22, 2017|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||8250 ft / 2514 m|
Ascent Trip ReportFollowed 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.
Old summit cabin atop Mount Islip. Mount Williamson and the Mojave Desert loom beyond (2017-10-22). Photo by Scott Sharaga.
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|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|
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