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Ascent of Junction Peak on 1990-08-04

Climber: Greg Gerlach

Others in Party:Sierra Club SPS group
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, August 4, 1990
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Junction Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:13888 ft / 4233 m

Ascent Trip Report

This was a Sierra Peaks Section trip led by Don Borad and Phil Marquez. On day one, our group backpacked from the Shepherd Pass trailhead over Shepherd Pass to Lake 3661, which is located just below the pass and is where we set up camp. On day two, we climbed Junction Peak via its class 3 south ridge, ascending Diamond Mesa along the way. On day three, we backpacked over Shepherd Pass and down to the vehicle.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:9285 ft / 2830 m
    Extra Gain:815 ft / 248 m
    Distance:21 mi / 33.8 km
    Route:South Ridge
    Trailhead:Shepherd Pass trailhead  6233 ft / 1899 m
    Grade/Class:Class 3
    Nights Spent:2 nights away from roads



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