Ascent of Sunlight Peak on 2009-07-16

Climber: Michael Cusick

Others in Party:Marc & Kirk
Date:Thursday, July 16, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Train
Peak:Sunlight Peak
    Elevation:14059 ft / 4285 m
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:5809 ft / 1771 m
    Elevation Loss:642 ft / 196 m
    Distance:9.8 mi / 15.8 km
    Grade/Class:Class 3
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Nights Spent:1 nights away from roads
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:5809 ft / 1771 m
    Distance:9.3 mi / 15 km
    Route:South Face
    Trailhead:Needleton to Chicago Basin  8250 ft / 2514 m
    Time Up:8 Hours 45 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:642 ft / 196 m
    Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    Trailhead:Twin Lakes Basin  13417 ft / 4089 m
    Time Down:30 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Chicago Basin via Needleton (3 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Sunlight Peak2009-07-16 A
2Windom Peak2009-07-16 B
3Mount Eolus2009-07-17

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