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Ascent of Lily Rock on 2011-08-27

Climber: Mat Kelliher

Others in Party:Tanya Roton
George White
Chris Spisak
Lilly Fukui
Date:Saturday, August 27, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Lily Rock
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:8000 ft / 2438 m

Ascent Trip Report

***Private Outing***

Great little trip up HPS Route 1 to Lilly Rock. Hot and humid with T storms building throughout ascent. Ascent via "The Wormhole". Lightening and Thunder started just as we summited. We got off the summit quick to avoid getting hit by lightening while up there. Nice little hail storm on descent that lasted about 5 minutes. Rain pretty much all the way down, but it was really refreshing because it broke the humidity.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1600 ft / 488 m
    Distance:2.6 mi / 4.2 km
    Trailhead:6400 ft / 1950 m
    Quality:9 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble
    Weather:Thunderstorm, Hot, Calm, Partly Cloudy



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