Ascent of Mount Tipton on 2010-12-12
|Others in Party:||Jeff Casey|
|Date:||Sunday, December 12, 2010|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||4x4 Vehicle|
| Elevation:||7148 ft / 2178 m|
Ascent Trip ReportAs attested by several entries in the summit register, the brush on this hike can be brutal - the trick is staying in the wash until the pass between Peak 5534 and Mount Tipton, then stay just above the cliffs on the north edge of the ridge. The ridge may be rocky, but it beats the brush.
Despite the brush, the view from the summit makes it worthwhile - it really has a spectacular view.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||3358 ft / 1023 m|
| Distance:||8 mi / 12.9 km|
| Route:||west ridge|
| Trailhead:||Indian Springs trailhead 3790 ft / 1155 m|
| Quality:||5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Open Country, Bushwhack, Scramble|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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