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Ascent of Matterhorn Peak on 2015-08-15

Climber: Brian Richardsson

Date:Saturday, August 15, 2015
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Peak:Matterhorn Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:11800 ft / 3596 m

Ascent Trip Report

Circumnavigation of the Sawtooth range with an attempt on matterhorn peak. injured by rockfall on 8/18 at 11,800'. via mlue pass, donkey pass, class 3 col south of matterhorn, and out via matterhorn / twin peaks saddle
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:8500 ft / 2590 m
    Total Elevation Loss:8500 ft / 2590 m
    Round-Trip Distance:27.5 mi / 44.2 km
    Grade/Class:class 3
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Stream Ford, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:8500 ft / 2590 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 4700 ft / 1432 m; Extra: 3800 ft / 1158m
    Loss on way in:3800 ft / 1158 m
    Distance:18.5 mi / 29.8 km
    Start Trailhead:Twin Lakes  7100 ft / 2164 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:4700 ft / 1432 m
    Distance:9 mi / 14.5 km
    End Trailhead:Twin Lakes  7100 ft / 2164 m



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