Ascent of Funeral Peak on 2011-11-27
|Others in Party:||Mountain Man Henry The|
----Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Sunday, November 27, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||6384 ft / 1945 m|
Ascent Trip ReportThis was a fun hike with an awesome view from the summit. That said, the spiky grass and rough/thorny bushes meant that those wearing boots and long pants were able to most enjoy it. The ridge has numerous step-ups, and thus there were many false summits. The road was remarkably well maintained and can easily be driven by a standard passenger car.
We did find a nice surprise- really good petroglyphs at the base of the mountain.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||2384 ft / 726 m|
| Distance:||9 mi / 14.5 km|
| Route:||East-northeast ridge|
| Trailhead:||Furnace Creek Rd @ 4000' 4000 ft / 1219 m|
| Quality:||2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Open Country, Bushwhack|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Time Up:||3 Hours 30 Minutes|
| Time Down:||2 Hours 30 Minutes|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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