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Ascent of Bertha Peak on 2020-08-15

Climber: Timothy Rosnick

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Saturday, August 15, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Bertha Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:8201 ft / 2499 m

Ascent Trip Report

I climbed Bertha Peak via the Cougar Crest Trail. On the way back, I decided to head east bound on the PCT. It was warm and sunny when I left, but around noon thunderstorms rolled in dropping heavy rain and a little sleet. As with most sections of the PCT, this was a very pleasant trail to hike. However, this stretch has no views to speak of because it is descending the north side of the ridge.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2120 ft / 645 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2120 ft / 645 m
    Round-Trip Distance:12 mi / 19.3 km
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail
    Weather:Thunderstorm, Pleasant, Breezy, Overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1420 ft / 432 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1370 ft / 417 m; Extra: 50 ft / 15m
    Loss on way in:50 ft / 15 m
    Distance:3.7 mi / 6 km
    Route:Cougar Crest/PCT/Road
    Start Trailhead:Cougar Crest TH  6831 ft / 2082 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:2070 ft / 630 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 1370 ft / 417 m; Extra: 700 ft / 213m
    Gain on way out:700 ft / 213 m
    Distance:8.3 mi / 13.4 km
    Route:Cougar Crest/PCT/Road
    End Trailhead:Cougar Crest TH  6831 ft / 2082 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Timothy Rosnick
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