Ascent of Glass Mountain on 2017-09-21
|Date:||Thursday, September 21, 2017|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||11160 ft / 3401 m|
Ascent Trip ReportEarly season snowstorms shut down Tioga, Ebbets and Sonora Passes...we wanted to do Mt Lewis in Yosemite but swapped that for Glass. After many hours of driving we started in 32 degree temps.
After the first 500 feet it was all snow, we lost the trail on the way up but it worked out fine. Temps dipped into the mid 20s, with low clouds, flurries and blowing ice crystals. It was darn cold. The route was steep, then on descent we found the trail and followed it all the way down.
The road in is excellent.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||1909 ft / 581 m|
| Gain on way in:||1909 ft / 581 m|
| Distance:||3.7 mi / 5.9 km|
| Start Trailhead:||9251 ft / 2819 m|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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