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Ascent of Delamar Mountain on 2009-09-26

Climber: Amin Faraday

Date:Saturday, September 26, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Delamar Mountain
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:8398 ft / 2559 m

Ascent Trip Report

***Solo hike
Peaks: Gold Mountain (8,235'), Delamar Mountain (8,398'), Little Bear Peak (7,621'), and Onyx Peak #1 (9,113') in that order
Stats: (TOTAL) 11 miles RT, +2,250' gain with a drive between
each peak.
BREAKDOWN:
*Gold Mtn = 3.4 mi RT, +900' (Route 1)
*Delamar Mtn = 1.5 mi RT, +600' (Alternate Route = PCT 1/3
mi followed by jeep road)
*Little Bear Peak = 2.2 mi, +300' (Route 1, distance
here is a little longer since gate was closed)
*Onyx Peak #1 = 4 mi RT, +450' (Route 1, distance here is
a little longer since my low vehicle car couldn't make it
all the way; only drove 1 mi. in and even that was a
little rough)


*************** 2x: July 31, 2010********************************
**Sierra Club HPS-Led Hike
Leaders: Ted Lubeschkoff, Patrick Vaughn
Peaks: Silver Peak (6756'), Arctic Point (8336'), Delamar Mountain (8398'), and Butler Peak (8535'), in that order
Stats: 10 miles total, +4,000' gain with a drive in between each peak

BREAKDOWN:
(1) Silver Peak: 3 miles RT, +1000' (UP = pathfinder, DOWN = HPS Route #1...Navigation somewhat challenging
(2) Arctic Point: 3 miles RT, +800' (UP = pathfinder, DOWN = HPS Route #1)...Navigation very challenging
(3) Delamar Mountain: 1 mile RT, +700' (via HPS Route #1)
(4) Butler Peak: 3 miles RT, +1500' (NEW ROUTE, from Highway 18, went up a ridgeline, which intersected with the dirt road. Then turned left for 0.25 mile to the summit).

Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 6:20 PM
Total time: 9 hr 20 min
Summary Total Data



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