Ascent of Mount Crocker on 2013-09-05

Climber: Larry Edmonds

Others in Party:Ziv Horesh
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Thursday, September 5, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Crocker
    Elevation:12458 ft / 3797 m

Ascent Trip Report

From our campsite on Big McGee Lake we ascended Hopkins Pass which had good use trail. Then contoured around upper Hopkins Basin just below the big rocks to the base of Crocker and ascended from there. On reaching the summit I was really fatigued. Not sure the peak is really that hard. May have been because we ascended Red Slate the previous day, we were fighting high winds from Hopkins pass to the peak, and I was suffering the trots. Nice peak with great views.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Clear but very windy
Ascent Part of Trip: McGee Creek-Sept2013 (9 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Mount Starr2013-08-31 
2Red Slate Mountain2013-09-04 
3McGee Lakes Overlook2013-09-04 
4Mount Crocker2013-09-05 

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