Ascent to Granite Peak-above Sky Top lakes on west ridge on 1994-08-03
|Others in Party:||Kate Eifler|
friend of johns
|Date:||Wednesday, August 3, 1994|
|Ascent Type:||No Summit Goal|
|Point Reached:||Granite Peak - above Sky Top lakes on west ridge|
| Elevation:||11200 ft / 3413 m|
Ascent Trip Reportwe hike from near Cooke City to Aero Lakes and bushwhack to the snowfield just above the Sky Top Lakes within sight of the summit. we hunker down after violent lighting. upon coming out we learn two fly fishermen get killed to our south by lightning the same afternoon.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||3150 ft / 960 m|
| Route:||Lady of the Lake trail, Zimmer trail|
| Trailhead:||Colter Pass 8050 ft / 2453 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Scramble|
| Gear Used:||Tent Camp|
| Weather:||Thunderstorm, Cool, Very Windy, Low Clouds|
| Time Up:||3 Days |
| Time Down:||2 Days |
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