Ascent of Pinnacle Ridge on 2016-04-03

Climber: Eric Kassan

Others in Party:Richard Hensley -- Trip Report or GPS Track
Kay Komuro -- Trip Report or GPS Track
Paul McClellan
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, April 3, 2016
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Pinnacle Ridge
    Elevation:6420 ft / 1956 m

Ascent Trip Report

The approach was fairly decent- but the going gets really tough on the north side of peak 6420'. I underestimated this, and did not leave adequate time, but otherwise did not see anything that couldn't be conquered with a full day.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1470 ft / 447 m
    Elevation Loss:1470 ft / 447 m
    Distance:5.1 mi / 8.2 km
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1470 ft / 447 m
    Extra Loss:350 ft / 106 m
    Distance:3.3 mi / 5.3 km
    Route:Southeast ridge
    Trailhead:Just south of Sand Tank  5300 ft / 1615 m
    Time Up:3 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:1120 ft / 341 m
    Distance:1.8 mi / 2.9 km
    Route:Southeast ridge
    Trailhead:Just south of Sand Tank  5300 ft / 1615 m
    Time Down:1 Hours 15 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Eric Kassan
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