Ascent of Tin Mountain on 2014-04-05

Climber: Eric Kassan

Others in Party:Anji Cerney
Al Sandorff
Lazlo Heredy
Gravy Dave
Date:Saturday, April 5, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Tin Mountain
    Elevation:8953 ft / 2728 m

Ascent Trip Report

Racetrack road is uncomfortable (due to washboarding) but otherwise passable to most vehicles.

We parked a little higher than usual because our group had multiple cars and the "usual" spot is barely a turnout, much less has no room for more than 1 vehicle. Our spot also had decent areas to pitch a tent.

By crossing to the north of the main wash, we were able to pick up a pretty good use trail to the bump around 8200' on the ridge.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:4373 ft / 1332 m
    Extra Gain:150 ft / 45 m
    Round-Trip Distance:7.4 mi / 11.9 km
    Route:Standard Route from West
    Trailhead:Racetrack Rd @ 4880  4880 ft / 1487 m
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Open Country
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Time:5 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time:4 Hours 15 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Eric Kassan
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