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Ascent to Middle Palisade-Ridge WSW of Finger Lake on 2011-10-11

Climber: Tim Berger

Date:Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Point Reached:Middle Palisade - Ridge WSW of Finger Lake
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:12500 ft / 3810 m
    Remaining Elevation:1512 ft / 460 m (27% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

Attempted as day hike with Lon Detterman. Storm in Big Pine Creek basin the evening and night before. Approached via S Big Pine Creek. At top of falls could see that Mid Pal and Clyde had fresh snow.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:4100 ft / 1249 m
    Extra Gain:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:10 mi / 16.1 km
    Route:S. Big Pine Ck to Willow/Brainard/Finger lakes
    Trailhead:Glacier Lodge  8600 ft / 2621 m
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble
    Nights Spent:0 nights away from roads
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:5 Hours 30 Minutes



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