Ascent of Lion Rock on 2011-08-25

Climber: James Barlow

Others in Party:Matthew Hengst
Amin Faraday
Jennifer Blackie
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Thursday, August 25, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Lion Rock
    Elevation:12360 ft / 3767 m

Ascent Trip Report

South Ridge is officially Class 4, but it is really sustained Class 3 with one 20 ft section of Class 4. Descended East Chute (Class 4), then ascended 2 unnamed peaks to the east. First was Class 3, second was Class 2.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2660 ft / 810 m
    Quality:9 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:2660 ft / 810 m
    Extra Loss:600 ft / 182 m
    Distance:5.5 mi / 8.9 km
    Route:South Ridge
    Trailhead:10300 ft / 3139 m
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Kaweah Trip '11 (7 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Mount Kaweah2011-08-21 a
2Second Kaweah2011-08-21 b
3Black Kaweah2011-08-22
4Red Kaweah2011-08-23
5Mount Stewart2011-08-24
6Lion Rock2011-08-25
7Mount Eisen-Black Rock Pass2011-08-26
8Empire Mountain-Glacier Pass2011-08-27

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