Ascent of Saddleback Mountain-The Horn on 2010-10-17

Climber: Dan Quinlan

Date:Sunday, October 17, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Saddleback Mountain-The Horn
    Elevation:4041 ft / 1231 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hiked up the Saddleback ski trails. Was very windy, but a sunny start. Close to the top there was ice frozen to the trees and ground, but the sun was beginning to melt it.
The hike across the ridge was VERY windy but still a great hike. The ice formation on the trees and signs was very interesting.
Summit-ted both Saddleback and Saddleback-Horn. Didn't stay long on the peaks due to the wind.
Started at 9:45 was on top of the Horn at 11:35 and back at the car at 1:15.
A great day. This would be a wonderful hike on a summers day!
Summary Total Data
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Weather:Cool, Windy, Overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Route:Ski Trails to AT across and then back
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Saddleback

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Saddleback Mountain2010-10-17
2Saddleback Mountain-The Horn2010-10-17

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