Ascent of Mount Ballard on 2011-05-21

Climber: Eric Kassan

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Saturday, May 21, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Ballard
    Elevation:7370 ft / 2246 m

Ascent Trip Report

From 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
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:1 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:1 Hours 15 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Eric Kassan
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