Ascent of Mount Stanford on 1994-08-16

Climber: Greg Gerlach

Others in Party:Barbara Cohen
Asher Waxman
Jim Fujimoto
Dan Richter
Erik Siering
Willie Richter
Leslie Hofherr
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Tuesday, August 16, 1994
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Stanford
    Elevation:13973 ft / 4258 m

Ascent Trip Report

This was day 4 of a 9 day backpack trip to climb 8 peaks along the King-Kern Divide that are on the SPS list. From Lake South America, we day hiked cross country up to Harrison Pass and then up the slope to the top of Gregory's Monument. Next, the group climbed the peak's class 3 south ridge to the top, using a rope at an eight foot or so high exposed drop-off along the way. In addition, we used the rope to protect the climb back up the drop-off on the return trip.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2125 ft / 647 m
    Elevation Loss:2125 ft / 647 m
    Distance:5 mi / 8 km
    Grade/Class:Class 3
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:2125 ft / 647 m
    Distance:2.5 mi / 4 km
    Route:Gregory's Monument/south ridge
    Trailhead:Lake South America  11848 ft / 3611 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:2125 ft / 647 m
    Distance:2.5 mi / 4 km
    Route:S ridge/Gregory's Monument
    Trailhead:Lake South America  11848 ft / 3611 m

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