Ascent of Table Mountain on 2012-06-16

Climber: Ken Jones

Others in Party:Dean Molen -- Trip Report or GPS Track
Date:Saturday, June 16, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Table Mountain
    Elevation:10888 ft / 3318 m

Ascent Trip Report

There 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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