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Ascent of Scodie Mountain on 2010-04-24

Climber: Eric Kassan

Others in Party:Luis Franco
Date:Saturday, April 24, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Scodie Mountain
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:7294 ft / 2223 m

Ascent Trip Report

Fortunately the PCH trail was better placed than it appeared on the topo map - it did not have any of several up and down 200' diversions. It was a great hike up to 6700'. From there, there was a faint use trail going up the slope towards Scodie Mountain, but we were unable to follow it beyond the ridge. That said, the route-finding from the top of the ridge to the summit was not difficult- avoiding brush was the main challenge.

The views from the summit exceeded my high expectations - an incredible 360 degree view covering much of the southern Sierra Nevada and northern Mojave desert.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2734 ft / 833 m
    Extra Gain:250 ft / 76 m
    Distance:12.4 mi / 20 km
    Route:PCH trail to 6700' to northwest ridge
    Trailhead:Walker Pass Campground  5060 ft / 1542 m
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Eric Kassan
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