Ascent of North Star Mountain on 2020-07-01

Climber: Mike Wright

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:North Star Mountain
    Elevation:13614 ft / 4149 m

Ascent Trip Report

Climbed from Hoosier pass. 730am start. Passed a party of two then didn’t see another person until back to the low saddle where plenty of people were hiking the unranked 12r. I decided to descend over that peak on an unmarked trail that intersects with the road just above the pass. I stayed on the road most of the way until after the pronounced s-curve where I left the trail on a cairned part of the turn. The rest of the way up the ridge was on old mining roads, above that through a grassy area. It took 1hr10min to hike the top ridge from the eastern point to the summit.
8.9mi. 2100ft.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Open Country
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles

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