Ascent of Granite Mountain on 2012-05-09

Climber: Carry Porter

Date:Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Granite Mountain
    Elevation:4600 ft / 1402 m

Ascent Trip Report

Ascended the winter route in blowing snow; wasn't equipped for the poor weather conditions, so I turned around at the ridge at about 4600'. The rest of the group turned around shy of the summit because of hard snow.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2640 ft / 804 m
    Round-Trip Distance:5 mi / 8 km
    Route:winter route
    Trailhead:Granite/Pratt TH  1960 ft / 597 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe
    Weather:Snowing, Cold, Breezy, Overcast

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