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MR: Fin Dome (11,693’), Painted Lady (12,126’), Mt. Rixford (12,887')

Date: Friday, August 8, 2014 to Sunday, August 10, 2014
Presented by: Angeles Chp Sierra Peaks
Level: Strenuous (MR)
Location: Rae Lakes, Kings Canyon National Park, California, USA

MR: Fin Dome (11,693’), Painted Lady (12,126’), Mt. Rixford (12,887'): 27 mi rt, 10,000' gain. “Enjoy” a weekend of strenuous hiking and class 3 scrambling in the High Sierra backcountry. Friday: start early at Onion Valley and hike over both Kearsarge and Glenn passes to Rae Lakes area (10 miles, 4000’). Saturday: climb Fin Dome and Painted Lady (7 miles, 3600’). Sunday: drop packs at Glenn Pass and take the West Ridge to Rixford, then back to the pass and out to the trailhead (10 miles, 2500’). Participants must be comfortable on third class terrain and have good conditioning. Trip restricted to Sierra Club members—helmet and harness required. Send email with experience and conditioning to Ldrs: Regge Bulman ([1] and Monica Suua.