Ascent of Jackson Mountains High Point on 2013-05-05

Climber: Brad Boester

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, May 5, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Hi-Clearance Vehicle
Peak:Jackson Mountains High Point
    Elevation:9095 ft / 2772 m

Ascent Trip Report

Used a variation of Dean Molens route: parked at Trout Creek Road jct with mine road, walked up the road then left road and headed up to point 7032 then followed the SW ridge, zigzagging through openings in the sagebrush, to the summit. Utilized mine roads on the descent. Summit registry in glass jar.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3157 ft / 962 m
    Total Elevation Loss:3157 ft / 961 m
    Round-Trip Distance:9 mi / 14.5 km
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Open Country, Scramble
    Weather:Cold, Windy, Partly Cloudy
Cold on ascent , warmed up for descent
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3157 ft / 962 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 3057 ft / 932 m; Extra: 100 ft / 30m
    Loss on way in:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Route:Mining Road/SE Ridge
    Start Trailhead:Trout Creek Road  6038 ft / 1840 m
    Time:2 Hours 50 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:3057 ft / 931 m
    Distance:5 mi / 8.1 km
    Route:Mining Roads
    End Trailhead:Trout Creek Road  6038 ft / 1840 m
    Time:2 Hours 15 Minutes

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