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Ascent of Mount Morrison on 2019-11-03

Climber: Emily Cheng

Others in Party:Rafee Memon -- Trip Report or GPS Track
Date:Sunday, November 3, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Morrison
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:12270 ft / 3739 m

Ascent Trip Report

Loose and chossy, but not nearly as bad as the Summitpost beta had made it seem. I never felt unsafe. I guess when expectations are really low, enjoyment is fairly high. The bushwacking wasn't bad as the brush stayed below knee-height. For the broad gully up at the start up east slope, I would highly recommend ascending on the right side where the ground is relatively compact and there's less sliding back. On the descent, follow the switchback use trail (on the left looking up) that is perfect for going down in plunge steps, skiing the scree. Approx. 6 hours moving time.
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View from the summit of Mt Morrison, with Red Slate in the distance on the right (2019-11-03). Photo by Emily Cheng.
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Summary Total Data
    Grade/Class:Class 3
    Route Conditions:
Bushwhack, Scramble
Ascent Statistics
    Route:East Slope
Descent Statistics
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Emily Cheng
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