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Ascent of Mount Russell on 2019-08-12

Climber: Amy Huang

Others in Party:Zack Herrera
Date:Monday, August 12, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Mount Russell
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:14088 ft / 4294 m

Ascent Trip Report

We started at the mountaineer's route and then went toward the Carillon pass. We had much gain in the beginning, and then Carillon Pass was mostly scree and loose talus. When we got to the base of Mt. Russell, it was some sketchy class 3 in route-finding and with the knife's edge. This was the most challenging hike that I ever did and I was proud of summiting at 3:30 PM. We did this hike in a day which was challenging.
Summary Total Data
    Grade/Class:3
    Quality:10 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack, Stream Ford, Mud/Swamp, Exposed Scramble, Rock Climb
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Nights Spent:1 nights away from roads
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear



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