Ascent of Mount Ballard on 2011-05-21
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
|Date:||Saturday, May 21, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||7370 ft / 2246 m|
Ascent Trip ReportFrom the top of 6240' (the peak nearest the road), there ia a decent use trail to the summit. But to get there, on must trespass on clearly labeled private property or skirt around it on the south. The terrain is horrible (cacti, yucca, and barbed wire just to name a few), so I recommend taking poles.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||1470 ft / 448 m|
| Extra Gain:||50 ft / 15 m|
| Distance:||3.4 mi / 5.5 km|
| Route:||northeast ridge|
| Trailhead:||Mule Pass 6000 ft / 1828 m|
| Quality:||3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Time Up:||1 Hours 30 Minutes|
| Time Down:||1 Hours 15 Minutes|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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