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Ascent to May Lake High Sierra Camp on 2010-09-11

Climber: Marit Chrislock-Lauterbach

Others in Party:Amber
Tristan
Date:Saturday, September 11, 2010
Ascent Type:No Summit Goal
Place:May Lake High Sierra Camp
    Elevation:9200 ft / 2804 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hike from Glen Aulin to May Lake High Sierra Camp. MUCH more up than down - a lot of vertical gain at a higher altitude....but BEAUTIFUL. Absolutely stunning. Pack weight somewhere around 35 pounds - still a lot of dust and dirt and grim on the trail.... but high alpin forrests were beautiful. Didn't see many other people on the trails... some big elevation gains and lossees, but ended up about 1400 feet higher than we camped the day before. Possibly up to 3000+ foot elevation gain on the trail though...?
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1400 ft / 426 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1400 ft / 426 m
    Distance:7.5 mi / 12.1 km
    Start Trailhead:Glen Aulin High Sierra Camp  7800 ft / 2377 m
Descent Statistics
    End Trailhead:May Lake High Sierra Camp  9200 ft / 2804 m
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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