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Ascent of Russell Peak on 2012-03-24

Climber: Mat Kelliher

Others in Party:Tanya Roton
Stella Cheung
Mark Butski
Gary Rice
Dave Baldwin
Elaine Baldwin
John Cedarberg
Ignacia Doggett
Peter Doggett----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, March 24, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Russell Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:6696 ft / 2040 m

Ascent Trip Report

***Sierra Club Outing***
led by Peter & Ignacia Doggett, me

Nice hike cross country via HPS Route 1, then on to Russell Peak and out via skree slope. Car Shuttle set up to allow us to drive back to entry trailhead to Backus after coming off Russell. Easy nav via gully to ridge to peak. Mileage and gain includes both Backus and Russell.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:4000 ft / 1219 m
    Quality:9 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Open Country
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:4000 ft / 1219 m
    Distance:8.4 mi / 13.5 km
    Trailhead:2696 ft / 821 m
Descent Statistics



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