Ascent of Mount Agassiz on 2013-09-15
|Others in Party:||Dave Scobie|
|Date:||Sunday, September 15, 2013|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| 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:
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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Peaks: climbed and unclimbed by Mat Kelliher
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