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Ascent of Red Lake Peak on 2009-03-29

Climber: Tim Berger

Others in Party:solo
Date:Sunday, March 29, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Red Lake Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:10063 ft / 3067 m

Ascent Trip Report

First peak ascent in (near) winter. Top half of hike was snow free. Summit made easier by 6 to 10 feet of snow enabling easier to attain ridge. Skiiers noted at west and east shoulders of mountain. Don't enter south face chute on a warm winter day!
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1503 ft / 458 m
    Elevation Loss:1503 ft / 458 m
    Distance:4.6 mi / 7.4 km
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Snowshoes
    Weather:Cool, Windy, Clear
Clear, windy from the west and on ridges
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1503 ft / 458 m
    Distance:2.1 mi / 3.5 km
    Route:southwest ridge
    Trailhead:north Carson Pass Sno Park  8560 ft / 2609 m
    Time Up:2 Hours 27 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:1503 ft / 458 m
    Distance:2.4 mi / 3.9 km
    Route:same, detoured more westerly
    Trailhead:same  8560 ft / 2609 m
    Time Down:2 Hours 15 Minutes



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