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Ascent to Telegraph Peak-half mile from peak on 2008-08-02

Climber: Crystal Lance

Others in Party:meet up group
hike with Ofir.
Date:Saturday, August 2, 2008
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Point Reached:Telegraph Peak - half mile from peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:8800 ft / 2682 m
    Remaining Elevation:185 ft / 56 m (1% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

very hot day. Experienced heat exhaustion half mile from peak, decided to stop, rest and abort summit attempt.

Brought 5 liters water, 2 sandwiches, bars and gu gel.

Used:
2-3 liters water, 3-4 gu gels and ate both sandwiches.

Will attempt again with cooler weather.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles



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