Ascent of Trail Peak on 2014-06-07

Climber: Vic Hanson

Others in Party:Lots of hikers on the PCT
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, June 7, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Motorcycle
Peak:Trail Peak
    Elevation:11605 ft / 3537 m

Ascent Trip Report

I went straight up the east ridge almost from the junction of the PCT at Trail Pass, then down the slope to the north to meet the PCT, then on to Chicken Spring Lake. Also did some extra miles back and forth to get over 20 total.

Strave GPS track is here:
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1657 ft / 505 m
    Elevation Loss:1657 ft / 505 m
    Distance:20.5 mi / 33 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Turned cool and cloudy in the afternoon
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1657 ft / 505 m
    Distance:3.2 mi / 5.2 km
    Route:Trail Pass Tr, PCT
    Trailhead:Trail Pass Trail, Horseshoe Meadows  9948 ft / 3032 m
    Time Up:1 Hours 20 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:1657 ft / 505 m
    Distance:17.3 mi / 27.8 km
    Route:Trail Pass Tr, PCT, Chicken Spring Lk
    Trailhead:Trail Pass Trail, Horseshoe Meadows  9948 ft / 3032 m
    Time Down:6 Hours 7 Minutes

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