Ascent of English Mountain on 2018-10-21

Climber: Tim Berger

Others in Party:David Sendek
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, October 21, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:English Mountain
    Elevation:8373 ft / 2552 m

Ascent Trip Report

Ascent with David Sendek via southeast ridge. Accessed via Meadow Lake rd from Hwy 89 out of Truckee. High clearance, AWD vehicle highly recommended, 4WD probably not required when dry. No defined trail noted on the ridge, though occasional evidence of very light use, seen. Mining prospect for chromite noted near summit.

View shed included Sutter Buttes, Sierra Buttes, Lassen Peak, Highland & Silver Peaks (Ebbets Pass), Lola, Signal, Black Butte, Castle and Old Man peaks and mountains, Round Top (Carson Pass) and northern Tahoe peaks.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1582 ft / 482 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Route:SE Ridge
    Trailhead:Meadow Lake Rd.  6791 ft / 2069 m
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Clear, mild, vry light breeze
Ascent Statistics
    Time:2 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:2 Hours 0 Minutes

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