Ascent of Wysup Peak on 2010-07-18

Climber: Mat Kelliher

Others in Party:Tanya Roton
Stella Cheung
Chris Spisak
Lilly Fukui
Jim Fleming
Winnette Butler
Mars Bonfire
Kathy Cheever Bonfire
100+ others
Date:Sunday, July 18, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Wysup Peak
    Elevation:8990 ft / 2740 m

Ascent Trip Report

***Sierra Club HPS Outing***
Memorial Hike for the Late George Wysup. Estimated 100+ people met on summit at noon via 4 different routes in honor of George Wysup. My group took the PCT south from Onyx Summit and ascended peak on its northeast flank. Nice peak with with good rock outcrops on summit. 1,000' gain going in, 500' gain coming out.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1500 ft / 456 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1000 ft / 304 m
    Round-Trip Distance:8 mi / 12.9 km
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Temp in high 70's, thunderclouds in pm
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1000 ft / 304 m
    Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Start Trailhead:Onyx Summit  7990 ft / 2435 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1000 ft / 304 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 500 ft / 153 m; Extra: 500 ft / 152m
    Gain on way out:500 ft / 152 m
    Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    End Trailhead:Onyx Summit  8490 ft / 2587 m

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