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Ascent of Tawny Point on 2015-08-08

Climber: Sandy Lara

Date:Saturday, August 8, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Tawny Point
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:12270 ft / 3739 m

Ascent Trip Report

Elizabeth Wenk, in her book on the JMT, stated that if you only take one side trip, it should be to Tawny Point. I have to agree (although I would like to take a LOT more side trips). The views are stunning, 360 degrees. You are the local highpoint, but you have the view of all the larger peaks around you for many miles.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:900 ft / 274 m
    Route Conditions:
Open Country
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:900 ft / 274 m
    Distance:1.5 mi / 2.4 km
    Start Trailhead:11370 ft / 3465 m
Descent Statistics



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