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Ascent to Glen Aulin, High Sierra Camp on 2010-09-10

Climber: Marit Chrislock-Lauterbach

Others in Party:Tristan
Amber
Date:Friday, September 10, 2010
Ascent Type:No Summit Goal
Place:Glen Aulin, High Sierra Camp
    Elevation:7800 ft / 2377 m

Ascent Trip Report

High Sierra Camp - Yosemite Backpacking Trip! First camping night from Touloumne Meadows.... Set out from Touloumne Meadowns TH just under 6 miles to Glen Aulin High Sierra Camp. Beautiful day for a hike - approximately 2:45 total trail time. Well defined trail and lots of FUN. Very sandy at times, and lots of fine yosemite dust. Beautiful waterfalls and the lake itself was beautiful! Day hike down the waterwheel falls once we got to camp... Maybe I'll write a separate report for that one. Carried everything for the trip - pack weight came in right around 37 pounds.
Summary Total Data
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Distance:5.7 mi / 9.2 km
    Start Trailhead:Touloumne Meadows TH  
    Time:2 Hours 45 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    End Trailhead:Glen Aulin High Sierra Camp  
Ascent Part of Trip: Yosemite Backpacking!

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
 Glen Aulin, High Sierra Camp2010-09-10 
2Waterwheel Falls2010-09-10 
3May Lake High Sierra Camp2010-09-111400 ft / 427 m
4May Lake High Sierra Camp Lake Loop2010-09-11 
5Mount Hoffmann2010-09-112650 ft / 808 m
6Elizabeth Lake2010-09-12500 ft / 152 m
7Clouds Rest2010-09-133426 ft / 1044 m
8Mist Falls2010-09-140 ft / 0 m
Total Trip Gain: 7976 ft / 2431 m    Total Trip Loss: 6076 ft / 1852 m



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