Ascent of Troy Peak on 2013-05-18
|Others in Party:||Austin Hubbuch|
----Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Saturday, May 18, 2013|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||4x4 Vehicle|
| Elevation:||11298 ft / 3443 m|
Ascent Trip ReportSee earlier trip report here- http://www.peakbagger.com/climber/ascent.aspx?aid=272584
This time we were able to drive about a mile further, but then a serious rut (4 ft wide by 5 deep) made further driving (without repairing the road) impossible. We also found that by keeping more to the east side after heading north out of Scofield Canyon, we were able to virtually completely avoid the bushwhacking, instead following the old-road remains and then some decent trails (a couple may have been animal trails, but they worked). The long steep section was more brutal than I had remembered.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||4578 ft / 1395 m|
| Distance:||9.6 mi / 15.4 km|
| Route:||Southeast ridge|
| Trailhead:||Scofield Road @ 6720' 6720 ft / 2048 m|
| Quality:||6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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