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Ascent of Lovers Leap on 1986-06-14

Climber: Vince Curry

Others in Party:Tim Redlin
Date:Saturday, June 14, 1986
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Lovers Leap
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:6944 ft / 2116 m

Ascent Trip Report

Spring, summer and fall are the best, in the summer climb early to avoid the hot sun, and in the spring and fall, climb late to enjoy the sun. The Leap is infrequently climbed in the winter. There are some ice routes there, the most famous being Eeyore's Fantasy, W.I. 4-5, which is Eeyore's Ecstasy most of the time, when it's not iced up. Also sometimes done are Lovers Chimney and East Gully.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:584 ft / 178 m
    Grade/Class:5.4c
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Exposed Scramble, Rock Climb, Aid Climb
    Gear Used:
Rope
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:584 ft / 178 m
    Distance:0.2 mi / 0.3 km
    Route:East face
    Trailhead:Bottom on east ridge  6360 ft / 1938 m
    Time Up:3 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:50 Minutes



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