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Ascent of Leavitt Peak on 2017-07-14

Climber: James Morehouse

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Friday, July 14, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Leavitt Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:11569 ft / 3526 m

Ascent Trip Report

Snow began on the "trail" immediately after leaving the road at Sonora Pass. I took the "short cut" and climbed a snow tongue up to about 10,800' or so, then the trail was dry for awhile before several more snow traverses. These were mostly horizontal, but with good potential for a long slide if not careful. Met several PCTrs here. The final climb to the summit required one more upward traverse of a snow field, then dry along the ridge. No register was found. On the return I climbed over the top of Margaret Lewis, a provisional peak on peakbagger.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear



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