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Ascent of Lone Pine Peak on 2020-06-19

Climber: Nathan Ayotte

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Friday, June 19, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Lone Pine Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:12944 ft / 3945 m

Ascent Trip Report

Climbed on 2night/3day backpacking trip staying 2 nights at Meysan Lake. This was my final day, and dropped my pack at the bottom of the scree chute. Took me only 1hr on the spot to climb up to the flat saddle. Attempted Rosco Peak first, which turned out to the be a mistake. Couldn't climb the spine due to the class 5 notch. Quickly researched online and found that people were traversing on the north slope below the ridge. Due to terrain and snow, and lack of time, I thought to summit Lone Pine Peak first bailing on this peak for now. Climbed Lone Pine but found I didn't have enough time, and perhaps not enough water either to climb Rosco Peak. Btw, climbing the scree chute was much easier than described.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1900 ft / 579 m
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1900 ft / 579 m
    Start Trailhead:11044 ft / 3366 m
Descent Statistics



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