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Ascent of Round Top on 2013-06-29

Climber: Paul Wichman

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Saturday, June 29, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Round Top
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:10381 ft / 3164 m

Ascent Trip Report

Ascended the Sisters ridge from the western end of Round Top lake. Plenty of scree-dancing, but nary a rock rolled. Traversed the ridge line east across Sister's summits to Round Top. Very poor rock on the Sisters. I stayed true to the ridge line avoiding the scree but occasionally came away with the hold still in my hand.... The rock was markedly improved on Round Top. The final 5.4 pitch to the Round Top summit was the best rock of the experience. 2hrs. Perfect day with excellent visibility.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1081 ft / 330 m
    Grade/Class:Class 4
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Exposed Scramble
    Nights Spent:2 nights away from roads
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1081 ft / 330 m
    Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Route:Sister's Ridgeline
    Trailhead:Western end of Round Top Lake  9300 ft / 2834 m
    Time Up:2 Hours 5 Minutes
Descent Statistics



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