Ascent of Telescope Peak on 2011-10-22

Climber: Lou Hibbard

Date:Saturday, October 22, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Telescope Peak
    Elevation:11048 ft / 3367 m

Ascent Trip Report

Long day hike with big altitude gain from Death Valley (Shorty's Well). Day started at 3 AM with a stove flare-up/big fire that almost got the rental car. Not a good sign. rest of day smooth - summitted about 5 PM. Hot - appr. 100 F in the valley. Finished the hike to Mahogany Flats in the dark. Quite the adventure. Hitchhiking to car the next day took a while. 23 miles total.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:11300 ft / 3443 m
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:11300 ft / 3443 m
    Route:From Death Valley (Shorty's Well)
    Trailhead:-252 ft / -76 m
Descent Statistics
    Route:Mahogany Flats

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