Ascent of Potosi Mountain on 2009-05-09
|Date:||Saturday, May 9, 2009|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||8514 ft / 2595 m|
Ascent Trip ReportGoing up was pretty straightforward, though the loose rocks didn't make it too easy. Going back on the other hand, was considerably more challenging - the trail wasn't nearly as easy to keep, and the loose rocks made it slow going. Another challenge, both ways, was a loss of about 175 feet at one point on the ridgeline - and the slope was fairly steep on both sides!
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||3215 ft / 978 m|
| Extra Gain:||200 ft / 60 m|
| Distance:||7 mi / 11.3 km|
| Route:||From Potosi Springs|
| Trailhead:||5699 ft / 1737 m|
| Quality:||6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Unmaintained Trail, Scramble|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Time Up:||4 Hours |
| Time Down:||3 Hours 30 Minutes|
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