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Ascent of Rock Point on 2010-01-02

Climber: Amin Faraday

Date:Saturday, January 2, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Rock Point
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:5280 ft / 1609 m

Ascent Trip Report

***Solo Hike
Peaks: Butterfly Peak (6,240+'), Rock Point (5,280+'), and Lookout Mountain #1 (5,590') in that order
Stats: TOTAL: 11 miles RT, +2,920' gain, with a drive between Butterfly/Rock Pt and Lookout Mtn #1......Total Time = 7 hr 40 min
(includes drive in between peaks)

BREAKDOWN:
1.) -Butterfly Peak: Trailhead 2 Summit 2 Gold Hill Jcn. =
5 mi RT, +1,700' via HPS Route #1, Time = 4 hr 18 min
(lotsa bushwacking, put up lotsa pink ribbons)
-Rock Pt: Gold Hill Jcn. 2 Summit and Back 2 Jcn. =
2 mi RT, +520', much easier than Butterfly Peak (some
bushwacking because lost ducked trail)
-From Gold Hill Jcn. to trailhead = 1 mi
-Total Time (both peaks): 6 hr 10 min
2.) Lookout Mountain #1: 2.5 mi RT, + 700' via HPS Route
#2, Total Time = 1 hr 10 min
Summary Total Data



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