Ascent to Waterwheel Falls on 2010-09-10

Climber: Marit Chrislock-Lauterbach

Others in Party:Amber
Date:Friday, September 10, 2010
Ascent Type:No Summit Goal
Place:Waterwheel Falls
    Elevation:7800 ft / 2377 m

Ascent Trip Report

After arriving at Glen Aulin HS Camp, we set up our campsight, dropped our packs, grabbed day packs, and headed down the trail alongside the waterhweel falls. BEAUTIFUL. We made it 2 miles down....out of the total of 3. Several different waterfalls - all heading into Yosemite Valley. Not enough daylight left to see everything. Total distance about 5 or so miles....
Summary Total Data
    Round-Trip Distance:5 mi / 8 km
    Grade/Class:class 1
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 20 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 20 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Yosemite Backpacking!

Complete Trip Sequence:
 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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