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Ascent of Gothic Peak on 2012-10-07

Climber: Nicholas Nelson

Others in Party:Jonathan Myers
Brian Murray
Stephen Kingsbury
Jon Bonnet
Kirby Young
Howard Buck
Date:Sunday, October 7, 2012
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Carpool
Peak:Gothic Peak
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:5250 ft / 1600 m

Ascent Trip Report

Unable to continue to the summit from Foggy Lake due to mountaineering boots that were too tight and cut into my shins. I had to hobble out to the trailhead with a full pack after waiting for the team to summit and descend.
Summary Total Data
    Round-Trip Distance:3.6 mi / 5.8 km
    Route:East Side
    Trailhead:Foggy Lake  5250 ft / 1600 m
    Grade/Class:Class 3, Grade IV
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Stream Ford, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Tent Camp
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time:5 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time:3 Hours 
Ascent Part of Trip: Monte Cristo Range Climb (2 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1(Attempt) Del Campo Peak2012-10-062990 ft / 911 m
2(Attempt) Gothic Peak2012-10-070 ft / 0 m
Total Trip Gain: 2990 ft / 911 m    Total Trip Loss: 2990 ft / 911 m



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