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Ascent of Mount Agassiz on 2013-09-15

Climber: Mat Kelliher

Others in Party:Dave Scobie
Scott Farrow
John Tevelein
Wasim Khan
Mark Ybarra
Franco Noravian
Tom Beckett
Date:Sunday, September 15, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Agassiz
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:13893 ft / 4234 m

Ascent Trip Report

***Sierra Club Outing***
WTC Experience Trip
led by Mat Kelliher, Dave Scobie

2-day (1 night) backpack to camp at Bishop Lake via South Lake Trail (4 miles, 1,600' gain) Saturday, summit on Sunday via Bishop Pass and then cross country up very steep class 2 route on northern section of west face of Agassiz. Return to camp from summit and then pack out. One participant signed out Sunday morning prior to the summit attempt.

Afternoon thunderstorms Saturday in camp; rain for about an hour.

Incredible views from summit!

Mileage and gain for entire trip.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:4400 ft / 1341 m
    Distance:12.6 mi / 20.3 km
    Route:South Lake Trail to Bishop Pass, then XC
    Trailhead:9493 ft / 2893 m
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble
    Nights Spent:1 nights away from roads
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Part of Trip: Mt Agassiz (1 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Mount Agassiz2013-09-15
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Mat Kelliher
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