Ascent of Telescope Peak on 2012-04-28
|Others in Party:||Anji Cerney|
|Date:||Saturday, April 28, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||11048 ft / 3367 m|
Ascent Trip ReportNice long hike made a bit tougher with the lower starting point than the typical (Mahogany Flat) trailhead. First trip for me over 9000' since late last summer, and decent speed bumped the ascent quality up a little. Spectacular view, truly; though it would have been unbelievable if it weren't so hazy that day. No camping at Charcoal Kilns, BTW. Most cars could make Mahogany Flat I suspect, but we couldn't tell at night. There are camping areas between Charcoal Kilns and Mahogany Flat, also.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||4178 ft / 1274 m|
| Distance:||15.7 mi / 25.3 km|
| Route:||North Ridge|
| Trailhead:||Charcoal Kilns 6870 ft / 2093 m|
| Grade/Class:||Class 1|
| Quality:||4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Maintained Trail|
| Gear Used:||Tent Camp|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Breezy, Clear|
Cool, clear, but hazy and a bit breezy
| Time Up:||3 Hours 45 Minutes|
| Time Down:||2 Hours 35 Minutes|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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