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Ascent of North Palisade on 1994-08-08

Climber: John E Sarna

Others in Party:Howard Steidtmann
Tobi Byler
Alan Cooke
Alan Mendoza
Bob Buckles----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Monday, August 8, 1994
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:North Palisade
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:14242 ft / 4340 m
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3500 ft / 1066 m
    Distance:12 mi / 19.3 km
    Grade/Class:Cl 4
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Rock Climb, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Rope, Tent Camp
    Weather:Snowing, Cold, Breezy
started snowing as we got close to the top
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:3000 ft / 914 m
    Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Route:the catwalk on the west side
    Trailhead:Bishop Pass Trailhead  11242 ft / 3426 m
Descent Statistics
    Extra Gain:500 ft / 152 m
    Distance:10 mi / 16.1 km
Ascent Part of Trip: North Pal & Sill (4 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Mount Sill1994-08-06
2North Palisade1994-08-08



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