Ascent of Bertha Peak on 2015-08-30

Climber: Joe Carroll

Others in Party:Cody
Johann Schelesnak -- Trip Report or GPS Track
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, August 30, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Bertha Peak
    Elevation:8000 ft / 2438 m

Ascent Trip Report

Started the day was beautiful out, hit the lake and started to get a bit windy. followed the lake path around about a quarter way the started our scramble up. very easy scramble up easy scree. hit a hump near the top had some well covered areas from the wind (50 - 60k gusts) submitted around 1230 made for some great views dident stay long due to the high winds. had lunch in the covered spot then started our decent easy scree on the way the last 300m was bush whacking was a bit tough ended up back on the Bertha Lake trail and headed home 7 hours all together
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Bertha Peak (2015-08-30). Photo by Joe Carroll.
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Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3768 ft / 1148 m
    Total Elevation Loss:3768 ft / 1148 m
    Grade/Class:class 2
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Bushwhack, Scramble
    Weather:Raining, Pleasant, Very Windy, Clear
Clear to start the day, very windy at the top, rain on the way down
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3768 ft / 1148 m
    Route:Bertha Lake
    Start Trailhead:1290  4232 ft / 1289 m
    Time:4 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:3768 ft / 1148 m
    Route:Bertha Lake
    End Trailhead:4232 ft / 1289 m
    Time:3 Hours 

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