Ascent of Mount Lindsey on 2010-09-18
|Others in Party:||Troy|
|Date:||Saturday, September 18, 2010|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||14042 ft / 4280 m|
Ascent Trip ReportWe camped at the trail head with the intention of an early start. We got what we asked for. At 1:47 AM we were awakened by a some noise followed by a growl. Our best guess is that the alarm clock was actually a bear. At 2:10AM we realized that neither of us were sleeping, and figured it was time to start hiking.
The alpine start was amazing. The stars were fantastic. Several meteorites were visible. A few deer greeted us just below treeline with glowing eyes. The sun sent its glow just in time for the scramble.
The upper section was as tough as I figured, but with Troy's help I slew my white whale. Lindsey was the site of two unsuccessful attempts; neither weather nor fear would stop us this time.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||3342 ft / 1019 m|
| Trailhead:||10700 ft / 3261 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Scramble|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Nights Spent:||1 nights away from roads|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Breezy, Clear|
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