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Telescope Peak

Telescope Peak

Page Type: Trip Report

Location: California, United States, North America

Object Title: Telescope Peak

Date Climbed/Hiked: Mar 25, 2010

Activities: Mountaineering

Season: Spring


Page By: dropacoil

Created/Edited: Mar 27, 2010 / Mar 27, 2010

Object ID: 608236

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Telescope Summit 3-25-10

Camped at Mahogany Flats, did our climb on March 25th. 10 hours round trip. Long day, mixed terrain. Ice axe and crampons are a must for the final ridge- hard pack snow about 2 inches deep with ice underneath. Crampons needed in the AM about .75 miles out of the trailhead for a short distance, after that on south facing trail, no snow. I reccomend going over the summit of Mt. Bennet instead of around it on the trail.

Great peak, good climb. Be prepared, allow lots of time.


North Ridge of Panamints to Telescope Peak 3/25/10Telescope Peak Summit


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