Ascent of Rodman Mountains High Point on 2012-03-04

Climber: Eric Kassan

Others in Party:Anji Cerney
Lindsey Smith
Date:Sunday, March 4, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Rodman Mountains High Point
    Elevation:6010 ft / 1831 m

Ascent Trip Report

This was an easy road hike. This is one of a few summits with equipment at the top without a gate on the road, so high-clearance vehicles could drive to the summit plateau. The actual summit is a bit off the road, but a very easy walk (assuming one stays east of the rocky ridge). The views at the summit were better than I expected.

While I had a 4WD, I think one could have driven to the "trailhead" (base of the summit road) with a regular car.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1050 ft / 320 m
    Elevation Loss:250 ft / 76 m
    Distance:3 mi / 4.8 km
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Open Country
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1050 ft / 320 m
    Distance:2.3 mi / 3.7 km
    Trailhead:Summit road @ 4960'  4960 ft / 1511 m
    Time Up:1 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:250 ft / 76 m
    Distance:0.7 mi / 1.1 km
    Trailhead:Summit road @ 5760'  5760 ft / 1755 m
    Time Down:15 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Eric Kassan
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