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Ascent of Gunsight Mountain on 2020-08-16

Climber: Jonathan Barber

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Sunday, August 16, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Gunsight Mountain
    Location:USA-Alaska
    Elevation:6441 ft / 1963 m

Ascent Trip Report

2nd summit up this beautiful mountain. Car camped the night prior and hit the mountain in the early AM. Overall hike took about 6hours with a hour break at summit and another 45min or so to eat halfway down. The trail was not very prominent after the first mile or so until you get to the final ridge. Beautiful and challenging hike.Started out camping at mile marker 134 and drove to the trailhead in the early am
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:6041 ft / 1841 m
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Mud/Swamp, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Cold, Breezy, Overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:6041 ft / 1841 m
    Distance:5 mi / 8 km
    Start Trailhead:400 ft / 121 m
    Time:4 Hours 
Descent Statistics



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