Ascent of Mauna Kea on 2017-07-07

Climber: Shannon Dillmore

Date:Friday, July 7, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mauna Kea
    Elevation:13796 ft / 4205 m

Ascent Trip Report

Quick bop up to the top. Spent time stargazing at the visitors' center afterwards.

The drive up is doable in a 2WD at the time of writing, but the way down can be tough on the brakes.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:211 ft / 64 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    Trailhead:13585 ft / 4140 m
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail

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