Ascent of Junction Peak on 1947-08-24
|Others in Party:||Ian Mackinlay|
----Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Sunday, August 24, 1947|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||13888 ft / 4233 m|
Ascent Trip ReportToday my friends and I, with packer support, moved from last night's camp at Bullfrog Lake to make camp on Tyndall Creek via Vidette Meadow and Forester Pass. Several of us climbed Junction Peak from Forester Pass via "Ski Mountaineers" Pass and then over a few gullies on the West Ridge to the summit. Class 2 with some Class 3. Descent to John Muir Trail and campsite on Tyndall Creek
Junction Peak from University Peak (1991-08-10). Photo by Frederick Johnson.
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|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||688 ft / 209 m|
| Route:||Via West Ridge|
| Trailhead:||Forester Pass 13200 ft / 4023 m|
| Grade/Class:||Class 2-3|
| Quality:||4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Open Country, Scramble, Exposed Scramble|
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