Ascent of Monument Peak on 2010-10-02

Climber: Eric Kassan

Others in Party:Harlan Stockman
Chris Meyer
Jen Pyeatt
Jim Pristas
Date:Saturday, October 2, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Hi-Clearance Vehicle
Peak:Monument Peak
    Elevation:6280 ft / 1914 m

Ascent Trip Report

This was a nice hike with some decent scrambling - some class 2 and 3, with one eight foot wall I would rate class 4 due to small and sparse holds. The routefinding would be the hardest part, but I was lucky to have Harlan Stockman, a local legend, leading the hike.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1731 ft / 527 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1330 ft / 405 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4.6 mi / 7.4 km
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Open Country, Bushwhack, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1651 ft / 503 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 801 ft / 245 m; Extra: 850 ft / 259m
    Loss on way in:850 ft / 259 m
    Distance:4.2 mi / 6.8 km
    Route:Northeast face
    Start Trailhead:Bootleg Spring trailhead  5479 ft / 1669 m
    Time:3 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:480 ft / 146 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 400 ft / 122 m; Extra: 80 ft / 24m
    Gain on way out:80 ft / 24 m
    Distance:0.4 mi / 0.6 km
    Route:Northeast face
    End Trailhead:Point about 1000' NW of summit  5880 ft / 1792 m
    Time:50 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: 2010 Monument Peak

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Monument Peak2010-10-021731 ft / 528 m
2Hidden Peak2010-10-02950 ft / 290 m
Total Trip Gain: 2681 ft / 818 m    Total Trip Loss: 2681 ft / 817 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Eric Kassan
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