Ascent of Mount Hamilton on 2012-06-15

Climber: Dean Molen

Others in Party:Ken Jones -- Trip Report or GPS Track
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Friday, June 15, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Hamilton
    Elevation:10745 ft / 3275 m

Ascent Trip Report

Thanks to information provided by Greg Jagielski, Ken Jones and I went via the Belmont Mill on the east side. From the mill, take the rough 2 1/2mile road (high clearance) to a turn in the road at 8850 and park (room for barely 1 vehicle) near the wash that gets you up to a saddle at 9200'. Then follow the ridge up to the main Hamilton ridgeline and go south to the peak. Ken Jones will post a GPS track so check for this when he gets it posted. A nice hike with about 2000 feet of elevation gain and less than 4 miles roundtrip. There is active mining going on the west side and roads that were previously open are probably closed while the mining takes place.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Open Country

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