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Ascent of Mount Langley on 2013-09-14

Climber: Marit Chrislock-Lauterbach

Others in Party:Christine Soskins
Date:Saturday, September 14, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Langley
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:14026 ft / 4275 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hiked with Christine Soskins - part of a 2-day hiking weekend in the Eastern Sierras. Langley on Saturday and Whitney on Sunday - phew!

Started out at 5:15 am from the Horseshoe Meadows TH. Hiked up New Army Pass and then up to Langley. Time up was approx 5 hours.... maybe 5:10? Steady progress up - felt the altitude a bit & the final pitch was more sandy... not uber difficult, but definitely felt the slide with each step up. Spent a few minutes at the top and then had a quick turn around. Made good time on the descent and headed down Army Pass and back to the TH. Total time was 9:13 hiking, 21 miles and 4655 feet gain. GREAT day and one heckuva crazy warm-up for Whitney. Yeah!
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Route:New Army Pass
    Trailhead:Horseshoe Meadows TH  
Descent Statistics
    Route:Old Army Pass



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