Ascent of Mount Independence on 2012-06-23

Climber: Caleb Morris

Date:Saturday, June 23, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Independence
    Elevation:9950 ft / 3032 m

Ascent Trip Report

Traverse from Cache Peak, then down the northeast ridge back to the trailhead. I figure adding this peak to my effort added around half an hour to the total hiking time, and the traverse to Independence is easier than downclimbing back into the lakes basin. Once I was done with Independence, downclimbing the ridge back to the trail was steeper and rockier than expected however.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:400 ft / 121 m
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Bushwhack, Scramble
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:400 ft / 121 m
    Distance:1.2 mi / 1.9 km
    Route:south ridge
    Start Trailhead:Cache Peak  9550 ft / 2910 m
Descent Statistics

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