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Ascent of Waterman Mountain on 2012-07-28

Climber: Brad Stemm

Others in Party:Diane Dunbar & Ron Campbell (HPS Leaders)
Stacy
Mike
Karen
Maria
Date:Saturday, July 28, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Waterman Mountain
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:8038 ft / 2449 m

Ascent Trip Report

Sierra Club's 18th Annual Waterman Mtn Rendezvous. My 25th HPS-listed peak; out and back hike with group of 7 on overgrown use trail from PCT/Hwy 2 junction (7,020' elev, mile marker ~57) to ski lift maintenance area, then roads to distant summit block. Signed peak register. Potluck lunch with 3 groups of Sierra Club hikers, met leaders, asked about future hikes. Solo'd back to car, no problems on descent though trail's sketchy.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1018 ft / 310 m
    Elevation Loss:1018 ft / 310 m
    Distance:3.5 mi / 5.6 km
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1018 ft / 310 m
    Distance:1.8 mi / 2.8 km
    Route:Peak trail left of PCT/Hwy 2 @Cloudburst Smt
    Trailhead:Cloudburst Summit PCT Junction  7020 ft / 2139 m
    Time Up:1 Hours 10 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:1018 ft / 310 m
    Distance:1.8 mi / 2.8 km
    Route:Peak trail left of PCT/Hwy 2 @Cloudburst Summit
    Trailhead:Cloudburst Summit PCT Junction  7020 ft / 2139 m
    Time Down:25 Minutes



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