Ascent of Harney Peak on 2008-09-25
|Date:||Thursday, September 25, 2008|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-South Dakota|
| Elevation:||7242 ft / 2207 m|
Ascent Trip ReportI was initially concerned because the sign at the trailhead said this would be a difficult hike and suggested leaving 4-5 hours for it. I was concerned because I was leaving the trailhead (Little Devils Tower Trailhead) about 2 hours before sunset. Fortunately, this was a piece of cake and I was up and down in under 3 hours. The fire tower at the summit is one of the nicest I've seen, architecturally - and it's open to the public 24/7.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||1442 ft / 438 m|
| Extra Gain:||150 ft / 45 m|
| Distance:||6.4 mi / 10.3 km|
| Route:||Little Devils Tower Trail|
| Trailhead:||Little Devils Tower Trailhead 6100 ft / 1859 m|
| Quality:||2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Time Up:||1 Hours 20 Minutes|
| Time Down:||1 Hours 10 Minutes|
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