Ascent of Copter Ridge on 2010-08-28
|Others in Party:||Tanya Roton|
|Date:||Saturday, August 28, 2010|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||7499 ft / 2285 m|
Ascent Trip Report***Private Outing***
Outing was to join Jim and Winnette as they completed their WTC experience trip requirements. We packed in up shortcut to Windy Gap and then along PCT to Mt. Hawkins. Camp set up on south side of Hawkins along ridge top and then XC down ridge to Copter Ridge. Constant 20 mph winds blew all night bringing temperature with wind chill down into the mid-30's (via Kestrel). Tanya and I packed out Sunday morning while Jim, Winnette and Stella hiked out to Middle Hawkins and South Mt Hawkins.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||3450 ft / 1051 m|
| Distance:||9 mi / 14.5 km|
| Trailhead:||4049 ft / 1234 m|
| Quality:||7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country|
| Gear Used:||Tent Camp|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Windy, Clear|
|Ascent Part of Trip: Copter Ridge (1 nights total away from roads)|
Complete Trip Sequence:
| ||Copter Ridge||2010-08-28|
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