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Ascent of Alta Peak on 2017-06-24

Climber: Mike Elliott

Others in Party:Liam Elliott (age 13 at the time of summit)
Date:Saturday, June 24, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Alta Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:11204 ft / 3414 m

Ascent Trip Report

This mountain is really becoming a favorite of mine. 2nd summit. 2017 was a heavy snow year so there was still a ton of snow up on the southwest chute (which is the route I took) Brought my 2nd oldest son - and he did great.
Summary Total Data
    Grade/Class:Class 3
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons
    Weather:Cold, Windy, Partly Cloudy



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