Ascent of Table Mountain on 2012-06-16
|Others in Party:||Dean Molen|
|Date:||Saturday, June 16, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||4x4 Vehicle|
| Elevation:||10888 ft / 3318 m|
Ascent Trip ReportThere are several very nice camp sites along Morgan Creek just short of the trailhead. If you pick the right roads, a passenger sedan should be able to get here comfortably.
The hike is trail to a fence line and gate at about 10000', then X-C up a slope (you'll be tempted to go around the aspen grove, but it is an open, park-like woods and totally delightful to walk through), and then a long ridge walk to the cairn with some bits of trail you can follow for a while.
Spectacular views of the mountains of central Nevada. Don't get caught up here in a thunderstorm, though. There's nowhere to run to.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||2998 ft / 913 m|
| Extra Gain:||100 ft / 30 m|
| Route:||trail, then X-C|
| Trailhead:||Morgan Creek camp site 8090 ft / 2465 m|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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Peaks: climbed and unclimbed by Ken Jones
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