Ascent of San Gorgonio Mountain on 2010-06-21

Climber: Mike Nielson

Others in Party:Torie Nielson
Date:Monday, June 21, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:San Gorgonio Mountain
    Elevation:11499 ft / 3504 m

Ascent Trip Report

Torie and I hiked to Fish Creek Saddle day 1. had to hike down to LodgePole spring for water. Day 2, Hiked to summit. Started on the trail, but just after fork from North fork trail we left the trail to ascend the snow chute. Came up right at the summit. Noticed in log book entry from Jordan Romero, see comments about Everest next. Hiked down to camp packed up and hiked out day 2. Torie's first backpack trip and maybe second hiking outing. her comment. " I don't know if I'll do it again but, I'm glad I went and made it."
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3339 ft / 1017 m
    Elevation Loss:3339 ft / 1017 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Ski Poles
    Nights Spent:1 nights away from roads
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:3339 ft / 1017 m
    Route:Fish Creek
    Trailhead:Fish Creek Trail  8160 ft / 2487 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:3339 ft / 1017 m
    Trailhead:Fish Creek  8160 ft / 2487 m

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