Ascent of North Van Dam Peak on 2011-01-02
|Others in Party:||Hoa|
|Date:||Sunday, January 2, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||4x4 Vehicle|
|Peak:||North Van Dam Peak|
| Elevation:||1113 ft / 339 m|
Ascent Trip Report
I wanted Peak #50, wherever it would be, to be special. Perhaps a group of people could join me on the hike, or it could be on a well-known or very challenging peak.
Instead, I opted to share this particular hike with my wife, Hoa. My insistence on having her on this hike with me also delayed my hiking over the last few months, since having a young daughter rarely enables us to be free at the same time...
You can read the entire trip report with photos at 100 Peaks.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||589 ft / 180 m|
| Distance:||3.1 mi / 5 km|
| Route:||Ruffner Ridge|
| Trailhead:||Dorathea Court Trailhead 524 ft / 159 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail|
| Weather:||Cold, Breezy, Partly Cloudy|
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