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Ascent of Basin Peak on 2020-06-11

Climber: Chris Fantasia

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Thursday, June 11, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Basin Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:9017 ft / 2748 m

Ascent Trip Report

Started at the Pct off I80, made way past Peter Grub Hut to a steady climb to Basin. Mud and snow through the meadows. Great hike on a beautiful ridge looking out to Lola, Lassen, and Sierra Buttes to the north. Views of Castle overlooking the northern Sierra and Lake Tahoe to the south.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1817 ft / 553 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country, Mud/Swamp, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Very Windy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1817 ft / 553 m
    Route:PCT
    Start Trailhead:7200 ft / 2194 m
    Time:3 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Route:Castle Peak
    Time:2 Hours 
Ascent Part of Trip: Castle Peak (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Basin Peak2020-06-111817 ft / 554 m
2Castle Peak2020-06-1186 ft / 26 m
Total Trip Gain: 1903 ft / 580 m    Total Trip Loss: 1903 ft / 580 m



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