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Ascent of Echo Peak on 2016-08-31

Climber: David Sanger

Others in Party:Jonathan Sanger
Date:Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Echo Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:8895 ft / 2711 m

Ascent Trip Report

Day trip to the Sierras. Parked at end of road, walked down to store and along west edge of lakes, looping right uphill to the pass, then right again to the summit. Took the visible shortcut heading directly back to the lake, well marked with cairns. Back before dark, then dinner in Placerville, and home.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2219 ft / 676 m
    Total Elevation Loss:847 ft / 258 m
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2219 ft / 676 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1372 ft / 418 m; Extra: 847 ft / 258m
    Loss on way in:847 ft / 258 m
    Distance:10.2 mi / 16.4 km
    Route:Echo Peaks Trail
    Start Trailhead:Echo Lakes Road  7523 ft / 2293 m
Descent Statistics
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by David Sanger
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