Ascent of Telescope Peak on 2018-08-21
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Tuesday, August 21, 2018|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||11048 ft / 3367 m|
Ascent Trip ReportCamped at Mahogany Flat for 2 very windy nights; I was the only person in the campground. The hike to Telescope Peak was excellent, with incredible panoramas all around. Badwater on one side, and Mount Whitney and the High Sierra on the other.
Glad my 2WD Tacoma could make it to Mahogany Flat. The road up there was damaged from recent storms and was in worse condition than I remember.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||2898 ft / 883 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||14 mi / 22.5 km|
| Route:||Telescope Peak Trail|
| Trailhead:||Mahogany Flat Campground 8150 ft / 2484 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Weather:||Cool, Windy, Partly Cloudy|
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