Ascent of Mount Kaweah on 1988-06-24

Climber: Greg Gerlach

Date:Friday, June 24, 1988
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Kaweah
    Elevation:13802 ft / 4206 m

Ascent Trip Report

This was a Sierra Peaks Section trip led by Bill T. Russell and Bill Gray. We backpacked in from Mineral King over Glacier and Black Rock Passes, which provides a one day route into the Big Arroyo. The peak is a long, class 1 slough to the top.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:12200 ft / 3716 m
    Elevation Loss:12200 ft / 3716 m
    Distance:36 mi / 57.9 km
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Nights Spent:3 nights away from roads
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:9100 ft / 2772 m
    Extra Loss:3100 ft / 944 m
    Distance:18 mi / 29 km
    Route:South slope
    Trailhead:Mineral King/Glacier Pass  7802 ft / 2378 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:9100 ft / 2772 m
    Extra Gain:3100 ft / 944 m
    Distance:18 mi / 29 km
    Route:South slope
    Trailhead:Mineral King/Glarier Pass  7802 ft / 2378 m

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