Ascent of Ibapah Peak on 2013-07-06
|Others in Party:||Tim Newman|
|Date:||Saturday, July 6, 2013|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||4x4 Vehicle|
| Elevation:||12087 ft / 3684 m|
Ascent Trip ReportThe road up granite creek wasn't bad all the way until it ends at the wilderness boundary. That spot also makes a great place to camp.
The trail is in surprisingly great shape and easy to follow except for the sections from the meadow at 10,200' to the ridge at 11,000' and from the ridge at 11,200 around the 11,385' sub-peak, but that terrain is fairly open and easy to handle. The switchbacks on the final slope made what was looking to be a painful slog into one of the easier sections.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||5427 ft / 1654 m|
| Extra Gain:||100 ft / 30 m|
| Distance:||12.4 mi / 20 km|
| Route:||Granite Creek|
| Trailhead:||End of Granite Creek Road 6860 ft / 2090 m|
| Quality:||6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Time Up:||5 Hours 15 Minutes|
| Time Down:||3 Hours 30 Minutes|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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