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Ascent of White Mountain Peak on 2008-07-06

Climber: Ken Curtis

Others in Party:Chris Curtis
Date:Sunday, July 6, 2008
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:White Mountain Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:14246 ft / 4342 m

Ascent Trip Report

This was my sons first 14k summit. Chris was 13 years old at the time. Congrat's Chris and thanks for joining me...

Weather was great with the exception of a windy summit. We were not preparred for the snow fields covering the trail near the summit so we scrambled through the rocks in a couple areas.

Easy hiking but the altitude always get's me...

Started hiking: 8:55 am
On Summit: 12:27 pm
Left Summit: 12:47 pm
Back to car: 3:58 pm

Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2646 ft / 805 m
    Extra Gain:200 ft / 60 m
    Distance:14 mi / 22.5 km
    Route:South Face
    Trailhead:Barcroft Gate  12000 ft / 3657 m
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:3 Hours 42 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:3 Hours 21 Minutes



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