Ascent of Cummings Head on 2021-10-24

Climber: Ramit Singal

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, October 24, 2021
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Cummings Head
    Elevation:4134 ft / 1260 m

Ascent Trip Report

Very wet underfoot from recent rains. But nice hike up overall through beautiful forests and then a stunning plateau with great views. Encountered a Whip Snake and 5 Latham’s Snipes in amongst the puddles on top. 2 hrs return from alternative route as given in the Abels.
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Summit cairn, looking towards Ironstone mountain (2021-10-24). Photo by Ramit Singal.
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Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1280 ft / 390 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1280 ft / 390 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1280 ft / 390 m
    Loss on way in:1280 ft / 390 m
    Route:Starting from Scott’s Lookout Rd
    Start Trailhead:870m  
    Time:1 Hours 8 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:47 Minutes

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