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Ascent of Lone Pine Peak on 1985-05-24

Climber: Greg Gerlach

Others in Party:Randy Bissell
John Fisanotti
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Friday, May 24, 1985
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Lone Pine Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:12944 ft / 3945 m

Ascent Trip Report

Randy, John and I backpacked from Whitney Portal to Grass Lake and set up camp. Later, we day hiked south from the lake up a slope, put on crampons and got the ice axes out, then made a left turn and climbed up a snow filled chute to the summit plateaus, where we left the ice gear, then hiked over to the summit. Afterwards, we returned to camp for the night, then backpacked out to the trailhead next day.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:5070 ft / 1545 m
    Total Elevation Loss:5070 ft / 1545 m
    Round-Trip Distance:11 mi / 17.7 km
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Nights Spent:1 nights away from roads
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:5070 ft / 1545 m
    Distance:5.5 mi / 8.9 km
    Route:From Grass Lk/standard route
    Start Trailhead:Whitney Portal  7874 ft / 2399 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:5070 ft / 1545 m
    Distance:5.5 mi / 8.9 km
    Route:Standard route/Grass Lake
    End Trailhead:Whitney Portal  7874 ft / 2399 m



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