Ascent of Pinnacle Peak on 1994-08-12
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Friday, August 12, 1994|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||6562 ft / 2000 m|
Ascent Trip ReportFrom Plummer Peak, followed across to Pinnacle, but faulty recollection of route description led to taking a gully on the SE side and face to join the E ridge (Class 3, then 4+, loose rock) - this was realized when I found a rusty piton on the more vertical wall about 1/2 way up. Continued on after a bit of "meditation" and gained the exposed ridge; upon reaching summit found the path (yes, path...) down the original route. Headed up The Castle to finish the day.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||919 ft / 280 m|
| Trailhead:||5643 ft / 1719 m|
| Grade/Class:||Class 4|
| Quality:||3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Scramble, Exposed Scramble|
| Weather:||Hot, Breezy, Clear|
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