Ascent of Round Top on 2012-04-28
|Others in Party:||Will Cox|
|Date:||Saturday, April 28, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Carpool|
| Elevation:||10381 ft / 3164 m|
Ascent Trip ReportArrived at Carson Pass Trailhead at around 11:30 pm and began hike to Winnumucca Lake by moonlight. Set up camp at 9022ft on Northwest shore, a place I have used previously. The next morning we left camp for an audacious route up steep snow slopes to just below summit...the last steepest and exposed 60-70 ft remained unclimbed. Down climbed and traversed the rock band to climbers right to have a look at the Crescent Moon, then continued to the col that spits Round Top and the Sisters East. Scrambled class 2/3 to summit, took some photos and then headed over to summit of Sisters East Peak. Best day in the mountains to date with good friend and climbing partner Will Cox!
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||1359 ft / 415 m|
| Route:||West Ridge|
| Trailhead:||Lake Winnumucca 9022 ft / 2749 m|
| Grade/Class:||Class 3/4|
| Quality:||8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Open Country, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Snow Climb|
| Gear Used:||Ice Axe, Crampons, Tent Camp|
| Nights Spent:||1 nights away from roads|
| Weather:||Cool, Breezy, Clear|
|Ascent Part of Trip: Sisters (2 nights total away from roads)|
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