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Ascent of Leavitt Peak on 2018-09-18

Climber: David Sanger

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Leavitt Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:11569 ft / 3526 m

Ascent Trip Report

Acclimatization hike for Arizona trip. Woke up at sea level, left house at 4:30, left trailhead at 9. Followed the PCT out and back, a nicely graded easy trail. The turnoff to the climbers trail to the summit is well marked, a bit south of where most climbers seem to turn uphill. Great views from the top, clear, but with one fire still burning to the northwest. Windy.

Met 11 through-hikers, all southbound, hoping to get through before the snows arrive.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3123 ft / 951 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1176 ft / 358 m
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3123 ft / 951 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1947 ft / 594 m; Extra: 1176 ft / 358m
    Loss on way in:1176 ft / 358 m
    Distance:12.2 mi / 19.7 km
    Route:PCT then climbers' trail
    Start Trailhead:Sonora Pass trailhead  9622 ft / 2932 m
Descent Statistics
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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