Ascent of Harris Mountain on 2010-10-12
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
|Date:||Tuesday, October 12, 2010|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||10013 ft / 3051 m|
Ascent Trip ReportThis was a tough hike, once beyond the road portion - one needs to park on highway 157 since there is no (non-resident) parking in the rainbow canyon community.
I remember checking the GPS with .7 miles to go, and I still had 1,400 feet to gain, for an almost 40% average slope! Fortunately, the ground was fairly solid, so it was tough, but not dangerous. The terrain was class 1-2. For the most part, the brush was not bad.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||2853 ft / 869 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||4.6 mi / 7.4 km|
| Route:||Rainbow Cyn -> NW ridge|
| Trailhead:||Hwy 157 & Rainbow Canyon 7160 ft / 2182 m|
| Quality:||4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Open Country, Bushwhack, Scramble|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Time:||2 Hours 30 Minutes|
| Time:||1 Hours 30 Minutes|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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Peaks: climbed and unclimbed by Eric Kassan
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