Ascent of Sonoma Peak on 2014-06-07
|Others in Party:||Al Sandorff|
----Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Saturday, June 7, 2014|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||4x4 Vehicle|
| Elevation:||9396 ft / 2863 m|
Ascent Trip ReportThe road up the ridge south of Sonoma Creek is rough and steep, but if one can handle it, one can choose how much one wants to hike. We had plans for Mount Tobin later in the day, so we gave ourselves about 1,000' of gain, and had quite an enjoyable hike.
The summit looks quite impressive from the south with tough, steep boulders, but there's a way around to the east where one can reach the summit staying on class 2 terrain (I had a bit of class 3 for fun).
Great views from the summit. I'm surprised more locals don't make their way up this one given the proximity to Winnemucca.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||1100 ft / 333 m|
| Extra Gain:||150 ft / 45 m|
| Distance:||3.8 mi / 6.1 km|
| Route:||Road -> south ridge|
| Trailhead:||Road @ 2620m 8596 ft / 2620 m|
| Quality:||1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Open Country, Scramble|
| 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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