Ascent of Black Giant on 2006-07-30
|Others in Party:||Daryn Dodge|
|Date:||Sunday, July 30, 2006|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||13330 ft / 4062 m|
Ascent Trip Reporton 29 July, we hiked in to Echo Lake on the Lake Sabrina TH and went over Echo Col. This was a 5 day trip with Daryn Dodge and Steve Eckert. The peaks we climbed on this trip:
After McDuffie, we headed south cross country on ridges and through lots of snow - (ice axe and crampons were work daily) to climb Black Giant, Charybdis, Wheel, McDuffie, Devils Crag #1, and Woodworth. Our exit was over Bishop Pass, on 4 August.
McDuffie was a straightforward climb, up the North Ridge from around Muir hit on the JMT.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||6500 ft / 1981 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||44 mi / 70.8 km|
| Trailhead:||6830 ft / 2081 m|
| Quality:||10 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Open Country, Scramble|
| Gear Used:||Ice Axe, Crampons|
|Ascent Part of Trip: August 2006 peaks (5 nights total away from roads)|
Complete Trip Sequence:
Total Trip Gain: 16300 ft / 4967 m Total Trip Loss: 10300 ft / 3139 m
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