Ascent of Hidden 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:Hidden Peak
    Elevation:6280 ft / 1914 m

Ascent Trip Report

If only doing Hidden Peak, the west ridge is an easy hike with a little trivial class 3 scrambling. The trip from Monument Peak could involve a short trip with a rappel (so I've heard), or one can descend the northeast face, then skirt around the north side to the pass between it and Hidden Peak, from which, the terrain is class 1-2.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:950 ft / 288 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1351 ft / 411 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3.6 mi / 5.8 km
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Open Country, Bushwhack, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:400 ft / 121 m
    Distance:0.6 mi / 1 km
    Route:North slope
    Start Trailhead:Point about 1000' NW of summit  5880 ft / 1792 m
    Time:30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1351 ft / 411 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 801 ft / 245 m; Extra: 550 ft / 167m
    Gain on way out:550 ft / 167 m
    Distance:3 mi / 4.8 km
    Route:West ridge
    End Trailhead:Bootleg Spring trailhead  5479 ft / 1669 m
    Time:2 Hours 
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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