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Ascent of Charleston Peak on 2011-07-09

Climber: BMS 914

Others in Party:Brett Sapowith
Date:Saturday, July 9, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Charleston Peak
    Location:USA-Nevada
    Elevation:11916 ft / 3631 m

Ascent Trip Report

Brett got sick two weeks before and was totally bummed that he had to reschedule Charleston. So minutes before this one started, I threw out my back somehow putting my sandwich in my backpack at the car! It was incredibly tight and killing me, but I didn't want to bail on Brett as he wasn't ready at the time to attempt it solo. The back relaxed a bit by the top of the ridge, and the rest was just a cruise up and down. No rain, but overcast and some thunder/lightning was scaring the heck out of Brett.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:4599 ft / 1401 m
    Extra Gain:30 ft / 9 m
    Distance:17.4 mi / 28 km
    Route:South Loop trail
    Trailhead:Town of Mt Charleston  7377 ft / 2248 m
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Overcast
Thunderstorms
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:7 Hours 0 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:5 Hours 16 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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