Ascent of Telescope Peak on 2008-06-15
|Date:||Sunday, June 15, 2008|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||11048 ft / 3367 m|
Ascent Trip ReportThis was a great ascent - perfect weather and views.
The trail starts at the Mahogany Flat campground, but a 4WD is needed to reach it. I was able to get my Honda Civic to the Thorndike Campground which adds about 3/4 of a mile each way and 650' of elevation gain.
The trail was well maintained and easy to follow.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||3948 ft / 1202 m|
| Extra Gain:||150 ft / 45 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||14 mi / 22.5 km|
| Route:||Telescope Peak Trail|
| Trailhead:||Thorndike Campground 7400 ft / 2255 m|
| Quality:||4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Maintained Trail|
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