Ascent of Mount Eddy on 2012-08-27

Climber: Vic Hanson

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Monday, August 27, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Eddy
    Elevation:9025 ft / 2750 m

Ascent Trip Report

I had planned on leaving Medford OR early Monday morning, but then had the chance to see an old friend, so didn't leave there until after noon. I had written down the I-5 exit to take but that was all the info I had so once I got off the freeway I checked SummitPost to get the rest of the info. I didn't get to the trail head until about 4 pm but decided to go ahead and do the hike anyway because I wanted to be at Lake Tahoe by the weekend and wanted to climb a number of the PCT county high points on the way south. It was a bit cool and windy on the top, so only spent a few minutes there, but made it back before sunset and then drove down the mountain farther to camp where it was lower and warmer. Total time 3:13 RT. The first of 6 PCT county high points this week.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2197 ft / 669 m
    Round-Trip Distance:10.7 mi / 17.2 km
    Route:PCT/Mt. Eddy Trail
    Trailhead:Mt. Eddy TH  6828 ft / 2081 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Cool, Breezy
Poor views due to forest fires
Ascent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 41 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 27 Minutes

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