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Ascent to Camp Muir on 2015-06-27

Climber: Matt Kurjanowicz

Others in Party:Elena Reiss
Date:Saturday, June 27, 2015
Ascent Type:No Summit Goal
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Place:Camp Muir
    Elevation:9771 ft / 2978 m

Ascent Trip Report

First time up to Muir. Unexpected to find so much activity that high up. Looked like some good rock scrambling around the camp itself as well.

Took regular rest breaks & the party was recovering from a knee injury, so going up was super slow.

Hot, muggy weather. Limited views due to haze. Clouds rolled in but only minor precip.

Consistent snow around 7000'. Snow was mushy the entire way.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:4351 ft / 1326 m
    Total Elevation Loss:486 ft / 147 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Drizzle, Hot, Breezy, Overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:4351 ft / 1326 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 4348 ft / 1326 m; Extra: 3 ft / 0m
    Loss on way in:3 ft / 0 m
    Distance:4.3 mi / 6.9 km
    Start Trailhead:5423 ft / 1652 m
    Time:5 Hours 13 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:483 ft / 147 m
    End Trailhead:9288 ft / 2830 m
Ascent Part of Trip: 20150628 - Camp Muir and Anvil Rock

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Camp Muir2015-06-274351 ft / 1326 m
2Anvil Rock2015-06-2729 ft / 9 m
Total Trip Gain: 4380 ft / 1335 m    Total Trip Loss: 4393 ft / 1339 m



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