Ascent of Granite Mountain on 2012-05-09
|Date:||Wednesday, May 9, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Unsuccessful - Turned Back|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||4600 ft / 1402 m|
Ascent Trip ReportAscended 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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