Ascent of San Gorgonio Mountain on 2008-05-24

Climber: Eric Light

Date:Saturday, May 24, 2008
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Peak:San Gorgonio Mountain
    Elevation:10000 ft / 3048 m

Ascent Trip Report

Who would have thought I would get caught in a blizzard???
So bad on the way out I could not find my earlier tracks in snow as they were snow filled in. Terrible wind, heavy snow and sudden drop in temperature. What started as calm popcorn snow turned wicked...
Summary Total Data
    Grade/Class:class 1
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Weather:Snowing, Cold, Very Windy, White-out

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