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Ascent of Norman Clyde Peak on 1967-08-21

Climber: Frederick Johnson

Others in Party:Don Jensen (Mountaineering Guide Service)
Date:Monday, August 21, 1967
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Norman Clyde Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:13855 ft / 4223 m

Ascent Trip Report

With no climbing partners of my own, I joined Mountaineering Guide Service
at their Finger Lake (10,850') camp to climb Norman Clyde Peak and North Palisade. I ascended Norman Clyde Peak from Finger Lake with expert mountaineer Don Jensen via the North-Northeast Ridge. This is an intricate route, but was a pleasure to navigate, as Don knows it like the back of his hand. There were no surprises or pauses to figure out which way to go. A most enjoyable climb both up and down with a fine companion.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3005 ft / 916 m
    Elevation Loss:3005 ft / 916 m
    Grade/Class:Class 3-4
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Rock Climb
    Gear Used:
Rope, Tent Camp
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Sunny, ideal weather
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:3005 ft / 916 m
    Route:North-Northeast Ridge
    Trailhead:Finger Lake  10850 ft / 3307 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:3005 ft / 916 m
    Route:North-Northeast Ridge
    Trailhead:Finger Lake  10850 ft / 3307 m



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