Ascent of Indian Peak on 2013-07-28
|Others in Party:||Joel Brewster|
----Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Sunday, July 28, 2013|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||4x4 Vehicle|
| Elevation:||9790 ft / 2983 m|
Ascent Trip ReportThe drive was definitely the crux of this trip - neither of the roads shown on the topo connecting Meadow Spring with Chokecherry Spring were usable (the west road didn't exist and the east road was blocked by a fallen tree-and was very poor otherwise). If coming from the south, the best road is the one that comes up the east side of the ridge from the major east-west road south of the peak.
Once at the pass, the route (following the ridge) is straightforward with usually descent terrain (at times rocky, and at times a bit brushy, but nothing that even slows one down much).
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||1570 ft / 478 m|
| Distance:||3.2 mi / 5.1 km|
| Route:||West ridge|
| Trailhead:||Pass NNW of Indian Peak 8220 ft / 2505 m|
| Quality:||2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Open Country, Bushwhack|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Time Up:||1 Hours 30 Minutes|
| Time Down:||1 Hours 15 Minutes|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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