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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
    Location:USA-California
    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 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 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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