Ascent of Funeral Peak on 2012-03-16
|Others in Party:||Nancy Willis|
----Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Friday, March 16, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Unsuccessful - Turned Back|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||5000 ft / 1524 m|
Ascent Trip ReportThe Greenwater Valley Road was in good shape and passable in our rental sedan. Not much in the way of parking. We headed across the tedious approach with some zigzagging around little brush and then started to head up some blocky talus. Think the sun took to much out of us the previous days and so we decided to bail before topping out. We'll return someday to clean it up. We found the best path to be by staying in the drainage that comes down off of saddle N of Pyramid.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||1000 ft / 305 m|
| Distance:||5 mi / 8 km|
| Route:||East Slopes|
| Trailhead:||Road Saddle 4000 ft / 1219 m|
| Grade/Class:||Class 2|
| Quality:||3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Open Country, Bushwhack|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Weather:||Hot, Breezy, Partly Cloudy|
Cooler than previous days
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