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Ascent of Jean Peak on 2010-07-31

Climber: Mat Kelliher

Others in Party:Tanya Roton
Stella Cheung
Mars Bonfire
Kathy Cheever-Bonfire
Mark Allen
Date:Saturday, July 31, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Jean Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:10670 ft / 3252 m

Ascent Trip Report

***Sierra Club HPS Outing***
led by Mars Bonfire, Kathy Cheever-Bonfire, Mark Allen
Took Palm Springs Tramway to shortcut route through Tamarack Valley and then up the east side of Jean Peak. Intense altitude sickness forced Mark Allen back down after summiting Jean. Cross country southwest from summit of Jean to Marion Mtn. Real fun Class 3 scramble to summit block on Marion. Mileage and gain is estimated and includes both Jean and Marion and includes trip back up Jean on our way out.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:4000 ft / 1219 m
    Distance:14 mi / 22.5 km
    Route:via Tamarack Valley
    Trailhead:6670 ft / 2033 m
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear



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