Ascent of Gold Hill on 2012-08-03

Climber: Richard Oestreicher

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Friday, August 3, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Gold Hill
    Location:USA-New Mexico
    Elevation:12716 ft / 3875 m

Ascent Trip Report

Clouds threatened thunderstorms all day but held off. The route up Long Canyon is straightforward, well maintained, and not difficult except for the total elevation gain of more than 3000 feet.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3281 ft / 1000 m
    Round-Trip Distance:9.1 mi / 14.6 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3281 ft / 1000 m
    Distance:4.6 mi / 7.4 km
    Route:Long Canyon Trail
    Start Trailhead:9435 ft / 2875 m
    Time:2 Hours 52 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Distance:4.5 mi / 7.2 km
    Time:1 Hours 34 Minutes

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