Ascent of Mount Rose on 2012-07-27

Climber: Marit Chrislock-Lauterbach

Date:Friday, July 27, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Rose
    Elevation:10776 ft / 3284 m

Ascent Trip Report

Nice day-hike through the northern reaches of Lake Tahoe. Started at Mount Rose ski area Trail head. Followed new Mt. Rose trail to summit, with a quick detour to the top of a waterfall and another 1.5 mile meadow detour towards Relay Peak (but not all the way to the peak). Summit to Mt Rose, and then another quick scramble over to Church Peak. On the way down, decided that I had enough time to summit Relay via the Tahoe Rim Trail. Quick ascent past the ski lift and relay towers, and then hiked back down the TRT to the Old Mt Rose Trail back to the TH. 17-18 miles round trip. Maybe 4000 feet gain? Solo hike - total hike time was somewhere around 6:30.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:4000 ft / 1219 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2100 ft / 640 m
    Round-Trip Distance:17.5 mi / 28.2 km
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:4000 ft / 1219 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1900 ft / 579 m; Extra: 2100 ft / 640m
    Loss on way in:2100 ft / 640 m
    Distance:7 mi / 11.3 km
    Start Trailhead:8876 ft / 2705 m
Descent Statistics
    Distance:10.5 mi / 16.9 km

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