Ascent of Mount Jefferson on 2013-07-04
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Thursday, July 4, 2013|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||4x4 Vehicle|
| Elevation:||11941 ft / 3639 m|
Ascent Trip ReportMt Jefferson was the 1st peak during my Independence Day climbing trip to Nevada. NF road 010 was rather rough and I do recommend high clearance if not 4 wheel drive. Surprisingly, I was alone and had far away thunderstorms as 4th of July fireworks. The hike was easy except for the heat. The most interesting feature was the mighty Mt Wheeler rising far east. Clouds to the west didnt permit me to see the Sierra Nevada. I think that I might return in winter to have further views.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||3111 ft / 948 m|
| Distance:||7.2 mi / 11.6 km|
| Route:||Standard Route|
| Trailhead:||8830 ft / 2691 m|
| Quality:||5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles, Tent Camp|
| Nights Spent:||1 nights away from roads|
| Weather:||Hot, Calm, Partly Cloudy|
| Time Up:||2 Hours |
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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