Ascent of Mount Davidson on 2008-12-06

Climber: Dave Dunham

Date:Saturday, December 6, 2008
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Davidson
    Elevation:7864 ft / 2396 m

Ascent Trip Report

My highest solo hike to date. Drove to Virginia city and parked on the outskirts. Ran to watertower dirt road then ascended via the Spanish ravine trail, short bushwhack near the top. Up in 42:12 then 10 min on the summit. Came down with a short bushwhack then followed the telephone poles trail back down in 38 min. Total rt 1:30:48.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1664 ft / 507 m
    Elevation Loss:1664 ft / 507 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1664 ft / 507 m
    Route:Spanish ravine
    Trailhead:6200 ft / 1889 m
    Time Up:42 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:1664 ft / 507 m
    Route:Telephone poles
    Trailhead:6200 ft / 1889 m
    Time Down:38 Minutes

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