Ascent of San Luis Peak on 2017-12-17

Climber: Shane Kramer

Date:Sunday, December 17, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:San Luis Peak
    Elevation:10440 ft / 3182 m

Ascent Trip Report

Sugarloaf up and down, then drive to Knights trailhead for Knights, McKinley, St Luis

From McKinley to San Luis and Back, also included trip down to Old Stage Road from Mckinley/Knights saddle.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:600 ft / 182 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1140 ft / 347 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2.8 mi / 4.5 km
    Grade/Class:C;ass 3+
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Cold, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:250 ft / 76 m
    Loss on way in:250 ft / 76 m
    Distance:0.3 mi / 0.5 km
    Route:From McKinley
    Start Trailhead:mcKinley  10440 ft / 3182 m
    Time:20 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:890 ft / 271 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 540 ft / 165 m; Extra: 350 ft / 106m
    Gain on way out:350 ft / 106 m
    Distance:2.5 mi / 4 km
    Route:Due North From McKinley Knight Saddle
    End Trailhead:9900 ft / 3017 m
    Time:1 Hours 15 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: SugarloafKnightsMcKinleyStLuis

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Sugarloaf Mountain2017-12-17633 ft / 193 m
2Knights Peak2017-12-17590 ft / 180 m
3McKinley Peak2017-12-17440 ft / 134 m
4San Luis Peak2017-12-17600 ft / 183 m
Total Trip Gain: 2263 ft / 690 m    Total Trip Loss: 2603 ft / 793 m

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