Ascent of Mount Golden Eagle on 2013-12-26
|Others in Party:||Anji Cerney|
|Date:||Thursday, December 26, 2013|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
|Peak:||Mount Golden Eagle|
| Elevation:||3704 ft / 1128 m|
Ascent Trip ReportFun afternoon break. The gravel pit operations are HUGE - larger than the current satellite image shows. To avoid hiking around or through them, Ann Rd at Lansford Road is a pretty good place to start.
The climbing is pretty basic- class 3 or less, though one can do some class 4 if one chooses. The rock is sharp limestone, so I recommend gloves. There is a fair amount of class 2 with lots of loose small rocks and pebbles.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||824 ft / 251 m|
| Distance:||2.4 mi / 3.9 km|
| Route:||East ridge|
| Trailhead:||Ann Rd at Lansford Road 2880 ft / 877 m|
| Quality:||1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Open Country, Scramble|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
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