Ascent of Jacks Peak on 2010-07-25

Climber: Tim Berger

Others in Party:Dave Sendek
Phil Cox
Date:Sunday, July 25, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Jacks Peak
    Elevation:9856 ft / 3004 m

Ascent Trip Report

2nd peak after Dicks Pk, that day. Summited at 2:30 pm. 65 F.

Ascended from col between Dicks and Jacks. Easy class 3 with minor exposure for 15 feet during ascent. Summit is broad and nearly flat.

Ascended down ridge to east,then descent to bowl below peak's east face. Contoured from there back to PCT at base of Dicks Peak. Contour was arduous, across talus and scree, had to up-climb above steep snow fields and gullies.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3146 ft / 959 m
    Elevation Loss:3146 ft / 959 m
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Nights Spent:0 nights away from roads
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
High clouds related to t-storms passing to south
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:3146 ft / 959 m
    Route:via Dicks Peak
    Trailhead:Bayview TH  6710 ft / 2045 m
    Time Up:6 Hours 40 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:3146 ft / 959 m
    Route:via traverse across SE face to PCT
    Trailhead:Bayview TH  6710 ft / 2045 m
    Time Down:4 Hours 30 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Dicks and Jacks (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Dicks Peak2010-07-25
2Jacks Peak2010-07-25
3Maggies Peaks-South Summit2010-07-25

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