Ascent of Sky Pilot Mountain on 2020-08-09

Climber: Lupe !

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, August 9, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Sky Pilot Mountain
    Elevation:12047 ft / 3671 m

Ascent Trip Report

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Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2086 ft / 634 m
    Total Elevation Loss:3001 ft / 914 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country, Stream Ford, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy, intermittent 10 mph SW breeze, 60 degrees F
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1614 ft / 491 m
    Route:S Ridge
    Start Trailhead:N Shore of Donelson Lake  10433 ft / 3179 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:3001 ft / 914 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 2529 ft / 770 m; Extra: 472 ft / 143m
    Gain on way out:472 ft / 143 m
    Route:S Ridge to Donelson Lake, trail from Jasper Lake t
    End Trailhead:Island Lake  9518 ft / 2901 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Castle - Sky Pilot (3 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1(Attempt) Castle Mountain2020-08-082434 ft / 742 m
2Sky Pilot Mountain2020-08-092086 ft / 636 m
Total Trip Gain: 4520 ft / 1378 m    Total Trip Loss: 4520 ft / 1378 m

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