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Ascent of Mount Langley on 1993-07-17

Climber: Tony Watkin

Others in Party:Solo----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, July 17, 1993
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Langley
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:14026 ft / 4275 m

Ascent Trip Report

Turned north at Cottonwood Lakes, then climbed through a notch SE of the peak, then up the east face.
Old Army Pass was still choked with hard snow and the descent was quite interesting, up to 50 degrees in places.
It was good to reach the bottom! Next time, climb the extra 400 ft and use New Army Pass.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:4050 ft / 1235 m
    Elevation Loss:4050 ft / 1235 m
    Distance:24 mi / 38.6 km
    Grade/Class:Class 3
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:4050 ft / 1235 m
    Distance:12 mi / 19.3 km
    Route:East Face
    Trailhead:Horseshoe Meadow  9976 ft / 3040 m
    Time Up:8 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:4050 ft / 1235 m
    Distance:12 mi / 19.3 km
    Route:Old Army Pass
    Trailhead:Horseshoe Meadow  9976 ft / 3040 m
    Time Down:4 Hours 30 Minutes



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