Ascent of Mount LeConte on 1986-07-12

Climber: Greg Gerlach

Others in Party:Rick Chval
Al Craun
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, July 12, 1986
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount LeConte
    Elevation:13930 ft / 4245 m

Ascent Trip Report

This was dayhike via the peak's Northwest Chute; in addition, our group used a rope to protect the climb up and to repel down the 15' or so high class 4 Waterfall Pitch of the route. Also, trip stats include an ascent of Mount Mallory.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:6165 ft / 1878 m
    Elevation Loss:6165 ft / 1878 m
    Distance:14 mi / 22.5 km
    Grade/Class:Class 4
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:5665 ft / 1726 m
    Extra Loss:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:7 mi / 11.3 km
    Route:Northwest Chute/Waterfall Pitch
    Trailhead:Whitney Portal/Meysan Lake  8365 ft / 2549 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:6065 ft / 1848 m
    Extra Gain:500 ft / 152 m
    Distance:7 mi / 11.3 km
    Route:Waterfall Pitch/Northwest Chute
    Trailhead:Whitney Portal/Meysan Lake  8365 ft / 2549 m

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