Ascent to Granite Peak-Sky Top Lakes ridge on 1989-08-15

Climber: Tim Lockling

Others in Party:Dave and Julie----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Tuesday, August 15, 1989
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Point Reached:Granite Peak - Sky Top Lakes ridge
    Elevation:11000 ft / 3352 m
    Remaining Elevation:1799 ft / 549 m (43% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

From Lady of the Lakes Trailhead, Hiked in rain all day approx. August 15th 1989 to Sky Top Lakes. Camp out and woke up to 6 inches of snow. Me and 2 friends. Walked out that day. Could not see the Peak.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2640 ft / 803 m
    Elevation Loss:2640 ft / 803 m
    Distance:30 mi / 48.3 km
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Tent Camp
    Nights Spent:1 nights away from roads
    Weather:Raining, Cold, Windy, Low Clouds
Snow second day
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:2400 ft / 730 m
    Extra Loss:200 ft / 60 m
    Distance:15 mi / 24.1 km
    Route:Aero Lakes
    Trailhead:Lady of Lake south TH  8800 ft / 2682 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:2440 ft / 743 m
    Extra Gain:240 ft / 73 m
    Distance:15 mi / 24.1 km
    Trailhead:8800 ft / 2682 m

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