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Ascent of Cartago Peak on 2013-06-27

Climber: Don Raether

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Thursday, June 27, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Cartago Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:10480 ft / 3194 m

Ascent Trip Report

I hiked in to Death Canyon on the PCT & made camp near where the trail crosses the creek. The creek was dry, but the spring was running just enough. I hiked up the west gully to the plateau and the north side of the summit block.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1530 ft / 467 m
    Distance:3 mi / 4.8 km
    Route:West gully
    Trailhead:Death Canyon  8950 ft / 2727 m
    Grade/Class:3
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Nights Spent:2 nights away from roads
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear



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