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Ascent of Peak 8208 on 2019-06-02

Climber: William Inman

Date:Sunday, June 2, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Peak 8208
    Location:USA-Nevada
    Elevation:8208 ft / 2501 m

Ascent Trip Report

Did this hike with Tammy Lancaster and Norma Santoya as a training hike for our planned one day Mt. Whitney climb in late September.

We started at the trailhead at the top of Hobart Rd. in LakeView, and walked up the Hobart Reservoir Trail (Lakes Rd. then Franktown Creek Rd.) to the saddle before it starts to drop down to Hobart Reservoir, then turned right up the hill. From there we went cross country, bushwhacking, and then scrambling to the rocky summit where we stopped and took a lunch break. Then we went back down the way we came.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2798 ft / 852 m
    Round-Trip Distance:9.8 mi / 15.8 km
    Grade/Class:Class 1, 2, and 3
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Open Country, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Partly Cloudy
A little dark and stormy, but nice otherwise
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2798 ft / 852 m
    Distance:4.9 mi / 7.9 km
    Route:.... nsp ... hobart reservoir trail
    Start Trailhead:Hobart Reservoir Trailhead  5410 ft / 1648 m
    Time:3 Hours 33 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Distance:4.9 mi / 7.9 km
    End Trailhead:Hobart Reservoir Trail  
    Time:3 Hours 1 Minutes



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