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Ascent of Jeff Davis Peak on 1987-09-27

Climber: John E Sarna

Others in Party:Doug Joy (leader)
Boris Nahlovsky & Robin Reed
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, September 27, 1987
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Jeff Davis Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:9065 ft / 2763 m

Ascent Trip Report

1 hour climb up to base of peak from saddle on Blue Lakes Road along dirt road turning into trail, east, then south. 3 hours for Doug Joy to rope us all (Boris N., Robin, him and me) and lead the Class 5.3 worst case, 2 pitch roped climb to the top from the South of the Summit Block, approx 200'. Another 2 hours to climb down to a rappel point and rappel 100' down the side of a cliff
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1265 ft / 384 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1265 ft / 384 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3 mi / 4.8 km
    Grade/Class:Cl 5
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Rock Climb
    Gear Used:
Rope
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1065 ft / 324 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 865 ft / 264 m; Extra: 200 ft / 60m
    Loss on way in:200 ft / 60 m
    Distance:1.5 mi / 2.4 km
    Route:cross country from west
    Start Trailhead:Blue Lakes Rd  8200 ft / 2499 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1065 ft / 324 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 865 ft / 264 m; Extra: 200 ft / 60m
    Gain on way out:200 ft / 60 m
    Distance:1.5 mi / 2.4 km
    Route:cross country to west
    End Trailhead:Blue Lakes Rd  8200 ft / 2499 m



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