Ascent of Anderson Peak on 2013-02-09

Climber: Tim Berger

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, February 9, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Anderson Peak
    Elevation:8683 ft / 2646 m

Ascent Trip Report

One of three peaks on Benson Hut weekend snowshoe trip from Donner Ski ranch area.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1563 ft / 476 m
    Total Elevation Loss:333 ft / 101 m
    Round-Trip Distance:6.1 mi / 9.8 km
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Snowshoes, Hut Camp
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Clear
clear sunset
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1563 ft / 476 m
    Distance:6 mi / 9.7 km
    Start Trailhead:Sugar Bowl Academy parking lot  7120 ft / 2170 m
    Time:5 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:333 ft / 101 m
    Distance:0.1 mi / 0.2 km
    End Trailhead:Benson Hut  8350 ft / 2545 m
    Time:0 Hours 20 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Benson Hut (1 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
2Mount Lincoln2013-02-091263 ft / 385 m
2Mount Judah2013-02-09 
3Anderson Peak2013-02-091563 ft / 476 m
4Mount Judah2013-02-100 ft / 0 m
Total Trip Gain: 2826 ft / 861 m    Total Trip Loss: 333 ft / 101 m

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