Ascent to Spinnaker Peak-point 5261 on 2011-04-09

Climber: Michael Lewis

Others in Party:Greg LaSala
Josh Lewis
Date:Saturday, April 9, 2011
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Point Reached:Spinnaker Peak - point 5261
    Elevation:5261 ft / 1603 m
    Remaining Elevation:384 ft / 117 m (18% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

The snowshoe from hell with Greg LaSala and Josh Lewis. A 150 pound ice crust + 3 feet of base powder below it + mild temps and high humidity = worst time breaking trail in snow ever. And they were nice enough to let me go the whole time except maybe 100'. Perhaps it was punishment? We didn't make it but we came back later.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1981 ft / 602 m
    Extra Gain:200 ft / 60 m
    Trailhead:3680 ft / 1121 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:

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