Ascent of Sawmill Mountain on 2014-03-28

Climber: Larry Edmonds

Others in Party:Jim Wick -- Trip Report or GPS Track
Date:Friday, March 28, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Sawmill Mountain
    Elevation:8818 ft / 2687 m

Ascent Trip Report

Followed the trail from Pinos. This peak has a really cool rock stack atop complete with prayer flags. Snow on protected north facing slopes. Passed quite a bit of bear scat between Pinos and Sawmill.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:600 ft / 182 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Cool, mid 30s
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:600 ft / 182 m
    Distance:3 mi / 4.8 km
    Start Trailhead:8218 ft / 2504 m
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Carrizo Plains-Mar2014 (2 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Mount Pinos2014-03-28591 ft / 180 m
2Sawmill Mountain2014-03-28600 ft / 183 m
3Sawmill Mountain-West Peak2014-03-28 
4Caliente Mountain2014-03-292800 ft / 853 m
5McPherson Peak2014-03-30 
6Peak Mountain2014-03-30300 ft / 91 m
8Hot Benchmark2014-03-30 
Total Trip Gain: 4291 ft / 1307 m

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