Ascent of McAfee Peak on 2013-06-29
|Others in Party:||BMS 914|
|Date:||Saturday, June 29, 2013|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||4x4 Vehicle|
| Elevation:||10438 ft / 3181 m|
Ascent Trip ReportTo get to where we started hiking, we took the dirt road that heads southeast from Jacks Creek Summit northwest of the peak. That road is in good shape but extremely steep up the initial slope. After that, the road becomes quite tolerable until it levels around 8800'.
The terrain was fairly open and had decent footing for most of the trip. Our biggest issue was heat (we hiked it during a heat wave), so a couple of snow patches were life savers. Great views at the summit!
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||1878 ft / 571 m|
| Extra Gain:||100 ft / 30 m|
| Distance:||4 mi / 6.4 km|
| Route:||North ridge|
| Trailhead:||Road @ 8760' 8760 ft / 2670 m|
| Quality:||1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Unmaintained Trail, Open Country|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Time Up:||2 Hours 15 Minutes|
| Time Down:||1 Hours 15 Minutes|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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