Ascent of Pearsoll Peak on 2011-07-09
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
|Date:||Saturday, July 9, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||5080 ft / 1548 m|
Ascent Trip ReportThe drive up the Illinois River valley to the trailhead is beautiful. Parked at the McCaleb Ranch, which is a popular swimming hole, mostly, and walked up the road. Turned right and uphill at a junction, and eventually the road devolves into a good-quality trail. There is a shelter at the summit that was being restored when I was up there. If the gate were open, a good 4x4 could get you most of the way to the summit, but as it was this was a long hot walk.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||4040 ft / 1232 m|
| Distance:||13.4 mi / 21.6 km|
| Route:||FS 987|
| Trailhead:||McCaleb Ranch 1040 ft / 316 m|
| Quality:||6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Maintained Trail|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Weather:||Hot, Calm, Clear|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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