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Ascent to Mount Lyell-Upper plateau on 2012-09-15

Climber: Yaroslav Buzko

Others in Party:Guru
Date:Saturday, September 15, 2012
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Point Reached:Mount Lyell - Upper plateau
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:12000 ft / 3657 m
    Remaining Elevation:1114 ft / 340 m (5% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

We did this as an overnighter. However, despite being rather organized about early start on summit day, we spent so much time route-finding/scrambling up the endless talus pile that realized that we're not making it. Had to head back, pack up and do a speed-hike to the car.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Nights Spent:1 nights away from roads



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