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Ascent of Keys Peak on 2018-02-03

Climber: Amy Huang

Others in Party:Matt Ackerman
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, February 3, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Keys Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:4484 ft / 1366 m

Ascent Trip Report

We started at 9:30 AM (way too late) and practiced our navigation skills. We finally got the the peak at 2PM, decided to take a "unique" way back, and ended up with impassible boulders, ravines, and cliffs. Had to turn back, and navigated our way back to the main trail in the cold. So then we met a nice Sierra Club member to take us back 1.5 miles and give us a campsite. We were so grateful. We got back at 10PM with a good 12 hours of hiking.
Summary Total Data
    Grade/Class:2
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Bushwhack, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Rock Climb
    Gear Used:
Tent Camp
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Clear



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