Ascent of Mount Lawson on 2014-07-12

Climber: Paul Michelson

Others in Party:Jeff Hancock
Date:Saturday, July 12, 2014
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Peak:Mount Lawson
    Elevation:4200 ft / 1280 m

Ascent Trip Report

Failed at crux headwall. Long story but this peak is best done in the spring when the long crappy gullies are covered with snow. The log is still in place at the river crossing as of 12 July 2014.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:5000 ft / 1524 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1100 ft / 335 m
    Round-Trip Distance:26.4 mi / 42.5 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:5000 ft / 1524 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 3900 ft / 1189 m; Extra: 1100 ft / 335m
    Loss on way in:1100 ft / 335 m
    Distance:13.2 mi / 21.2 km
    Start Trailhead:300 ft / 91 m
Descent Statistics
    Distance:13.2 mi / 21.2 km

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