Ascent of Mount Hamilton on 2016-09-18

Climber: Eric Kassan

Others in Party:justine Byers
Ron Moe
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, September 18, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Mount Hamilton
    Elevation:10745 ft / 3275 m

Ascent Trip Report

This was a great way up. We probably could have driven all the way to the road end at about 10,340', but I wanted some exercise. The road made for fairly easy walking and from the end of the road, there was just a bit of steep terrain to the ridge, then a beautiful hike across the ridge to the summit.

On our descent, we decided to climb the ridge to the north summit before descending from there.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1385 ft / 422 m
    Elevation Loss:1385 ft / 422 m
    Distance:3.4 mi / 5.5 km
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Open Country
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1305 ft / 398 m
    Distance:1.7 mi / 2.7 km
    Route:Road and north ridge
    Trailhead:Road @ 9440'  9440 ft / 2877 m
    Time Up:1 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:1385 ft / 422 m
    Extra Gain:80 ft / 24 m
    Distance:1.7 mi / 2.7 km
    Route:Road and north ridge
    Trailhead:Road @ 9440'  9440 ft / 2877 m
    Time Down:1 Hours 30 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Eric Kassan
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