Ascent of Old Dad Mountain on 2012-03-10
|Others in Party:||Collin Kamholz|
----Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Saturday, March 10, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||4x4 Vehicle|
|Peak:||Old Dad Mountain|
| Elevation:||1296 m / 4252 ft|
Ascent Trip ReportLate start (2:50 PM) the day before the time change meant we needed speed, and Collin had left his headlamp behind. Collin set a fast pace and I worked to keep up. The whole trip took just about three hours, including time at the top. We made it back just before sunset, and still had enough light to help get us back to the road. Ascent quality would have been lower at a slower pace. The oldest summit register went back to 1974!
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||545 m / 1785 ft|
| Distance:||5.6 km / 3.5 mi|
| Route:||Wash to SE Ridge|
| Trailhead:||Wash near road 751 m / 2467 ft|
| Grade/Class:||Class 3|
| Quality:||4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Open Country, Scramble|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Clear|
| Time Up:||1 Hours 18 Minutes|
| Time Down:||1 Hours 18 Minutes|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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