Ascent to Lost Mine Peak-Summit region on 2009-04-12

Climber: Peter Stone

Others in Party:Twm Stone
Date:Sunday, April 12, 2009
Ascent Type:No Summit Goal
Point Reached:Lost Mine Peak - Summit region
    Elevation:7448 ft / 2270 m

Ascent Trip Report

Entirely speculative visit as a side trip from a family hike along the well maintained and fascinating Lost Mine Trail. Tough bushwhack from the Trail and had no info on feasibilty of getting to the summit, indeed did not climb summit rock pinnacle once we got there as clearly beyond my capabilities and no equipment carried. Stepped on a Black-tailed rattlesnake on the summit plateau, fortunately we were both so surprised that we shot in opposite directions without it biting me!
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3368 ft / 1026 m
    Extra Gain:835 ft / 254 m
    Trailhead:Lost Mine Trailhead  5750 ft / 1752 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Scramble

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