Ascent of Florence Peak on 1999-08-27

Climber: Greg Gerlach

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Friday, August 27, 1999
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Florence Peak
    Elevation:12432 ft / 3789 m

Ascent Trip Report

This was a day hike from the end of the Mineral King road. I hiked up the trail to Franklin Pass, then climbed Florence Peak via its class 2 Northeast Ridge Route. Afterwards, I made my way back down the trail to the Farewell Gap trail, then made my way up to Farewell Gap, then climbed Vandever Mountain via its class 1 East Slope Route. Trip stats include an ascent of Vandever Mountain.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:7120 ft / 2170 m
    Elevation Loss:7120 ft / 2170 m
    Distance:20 mi / 32.2 km
    Grade/Class:Class 2
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:4530 ft / 1381 m
    Distance:10 mi / 16.1 km
    Route:Franklin Pass/NE Ridge
    Trailhead:Mineral King  7902 ft / 2408 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:7120 ft / 2170 m
    Extra Gain:2590 ft / 789 m
    Distance:10 mi / 16.1 km
    Route:NE Ridge/Frankin Pass
    Trailhead:Mineral King  7902 ft / 2408 m

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