Ascent to Kololo Peaks-Mackinaw Shelter on 2011-11-11

Climber: Michael Lewis

Others in Party:Josh Lewis
Date:Friday, November 11, 2011
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Point Reached:Kololo Peaks - Mackinaw Shelter
    Elevation:3000 ft / 914 m
    Remaining Elevation:5200 ft / 1585 m (66% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

Wet gear and no rain jacket made for a very miserable attempt at Kololo peaks. I was banking on the freezing level being lower and lost. Shivering in all my layers and heaving a hefty pack we had to turn around at Mackinaw when it was obvious things would only get worse.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2840 ft / 864 m
    Extra Gain:200 ft / 60 m
    Round-Trip Distance:54 mi / 86.9 km
    Route:Mt Loop Hwy/Sauk
    Trailhead:Darrington  560 ft / 170 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Bicycle, Tent Camp
    Nights Spent:2 nights away from roads
    Weather:Raining, Cold, Calm, Low Clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Time:1 Days 16 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time:1 Days 2 Hours 

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