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Ascent of Pilot Knob on 2021-08-29

Climber: Mica Lynn Copernicus

Others in Party:Ayelet Bitton -- Trip Report or GPS Track
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, August 29, 2021
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Carpool
Peak:Pilot Knob
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:12245 ft / 3732 m

Ascent Trip Report

Long day, but good for dogs!! Lots of ups and downs on the cross-country, and many opportunities to cool down in water even though it's late season in a dry year. Really pretty crossing Humphreys Basin. My 12th SPS aka Sierra Pups Summit ;D

Full trip report and photos:
https://daiyi.co/blog/pilot-knob
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Me crossing the final ridge to the summit! (2021-08-29). Photo by Mica Lynn Copernicus.
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Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:5203 ft / 1585 m
    Total Elevation Loss:5203 ft / 1584 m
    Round-Trip Distance:22.5 mi / 36.2 km
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Animal/Pet
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3997 ft / 1218 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 2967 ft / 905 m; Extra: 1030 ft / 313m
    Loss on way in:1030 ft / 313 m
    Distance:11.3 mi / 18.2 km
    Route:East Ridge
    Start Trailhead:Paiute Pass  9278 ft / 2827 m
    Time:6 Hours 45 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:4173 ft / 1271 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 2967 ft / 905 m; Extra: 1206 ft / 367m
    Gain on way out:1206 ft / 367 m
    Distance:11.2 mi / 18 km
    Route:East Ridge
    End Trailhead:Paiute Pass  9278 ft / 2827 m
    Time:5 Hours 15 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


 GPS Waypoints - Hover or click to see name and lat/long
Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Mica Lynn Copernicus
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