Ascent of Mount Tallac on 1987-08-15

Climber: Vince Curry

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Saturday, August 15, 1987
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Tallac
    Elevation:9735 ft / 2967 m

Ascent Trip Report

Mount Tallac is probably the most recognizable of the Tahoe Area peaks. With its distinctive "cross" of snow rising directly above the southwest corner of Lake Tahoe, Mount Tallac commands attention.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3485 ft / 1062 m
    Distance:9.6 mi / 15.4 km
    Route:Tallac trail/east face
    Trailhead:Tallac trailhead  6250 ft / 1905 m
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:3 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:1 Hours 50 Minutes

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