Ascent to Liberty Cap-Just below Nevada Fall on 2010-10-30
|Others in Party:||My brother Jason|
|Date:||Saturday, October 30, 2010|
|Ascent Type:||No Summit Goal|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
|Point Reached:||Liberty Cap - Just below Nevada Fall|
| Elevation:||5800 ft / 1767 m|
Ascent Trip ReportThe bulk of the trail to Vernal Fall was a paved steady incline. Then it became carved steps. Very steep at this point. Bring a rain jacket for the moisture from the falls. We turned around about 150 feet below Nevada Fall due to impending darkness. A very strenuous climb with majestic rock walls on all sides, and two spectacular waterfalls.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||1850 ft / 564 m|
| Distance:||4.8 mi / 7.7 km|
| Route:||John Muir Trail|
| Trailhead:||Curry Village 3950 ft / 1203 m|
| Quality:||7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Maintained Trail|
| Weather:||Cool, Calm, Clear|
Sunny with precip from falls
| Time Up:||1 Hours 15 Minutes|
| Time Down:||40 Minutes|
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