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Ascent of Mount Dana on 1946-09-13

Climber: Frederick Johnson

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Friday, September 13, 1946
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Dana
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:13057 ft / 3979 m

Ascent Trip Report

An early morning hike from the Yosemite N.P. entrance at Tioga Pass. I followed the occasional,often faint,use trail with no problems up the rocky western slopes. An impressive summit view---Mono Lake below and a panoramic sweep of the high country.
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Mt. Dana (1986-07-09). Photo by Frederick Johnson.
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Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3117 ft / 950 m
    Distance:6 mi / 9.7 km
    Route:West slopes
    Trailhead:Tioga Pass  9940 ft / 3029 m
    Grade/Class:Class 1-2
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Open Country
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Good



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