Ascent of Half Dome on 2009-06-12

Climber: Matt Holder

Others in Party:Aaron Millstein
Ruben Lozano
Chad Watson
Mike Genest
Jake Bergman
Date:Friday, June 12, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Half Dome
    Elevation:8840 ft / 2694 m

Ascent Trip Report

Me and five others started at Trail Head at Happy Isles at 6:15am and returned to camp at Upper Pines campground at 5:00pm. Next day it was raining on top and a man slipped off the cables to his death. 41 others were rescued from the top of Half Dome.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:4840 ft / 1475 m
    Elevation Loss:4840 ft / 1475 m
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:4840 ft / 1475 m
    Route:Mist Trail/John Muir
    Trailhead:Happy Isles Trailhead  4000 ft / 1219 m
    Time Up:7 Hours 0 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:4840 ft / 1475 m
    Route:John Muir
    Trailhead:4000 ft / 1219 m
    Time Down:3 Hours 25 Minutes

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