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Ascent of Mount Tallac on 2014-03-30

Climber: Tim Berger

Others in Party:Darren
David
Rebecca
Catherine
Berniece
Toby
Greg
Carlos
Mai
Lijo
Gene
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, March 30, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Tallac
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:9735 ft / 2967 m

Ascent Trip Report

SMC MTN2 class trip up Tallac Creek drainage to summit over weekend. Parked cars on hiway and hiked through gated neighborhood to Tallac Ck, then followed drainaged south and SW to meadow at 7,000' for lunch, then ascended another 800 feet SSW to campsite. The next morning contoured northerly to entrance to bowl, ascended north entrance of bowl to ramp on second rock ledge, and followed ledge to bowl and cornices to summit plateau. The 10 minute snow shoe to summit at 1300. Descended same way, except downclimbed chute directly to bowl, and out.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3445 ft / 1050 m
    Route:Tallac Creek
    Trailhead:Hwy 89 at Tallac Ck  6290 ft / 1917 m
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Rope, Ski Poles, Snowshoes, Bivouac
    Nights Spent:1 nights away from roads
    Weather:Snowing, Cold, Breezy, Partly Cloudy
Storm Sat, clear Sunday
Ascent Statistics
    Time:1 Days 6 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time:6 Hours 30 Minutes



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