Ascent of Charleston Peak on 2011-07-09
|Others in Party:||Brett Sapowith|
|Date:||Saturday, July 9, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||11916 ft / 3631 m|
Ascent Trip ReportBrett 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|
| Time Up:||7 Hours 0 Minutes|
| Time Down:||5 Hours 16 Minutes|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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