Ascent to Gold Mountain-Highest Cell Tower- mere feet from Summit on 2014-12-09

Climber: Nate B

Date:Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Point Reached:Gold Mountain - Highest Cell Tower- mere feet from Summit
    Elevation:1740 ft / 530 m
    Remaining Elevation:21 ft / 6 m (2% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

After work special with co-worker. Longer than expected hike with less then stellar views. Cell phone towers at top, approximately 1.5 hours to peak with some initial route finding set backs.

After reading several trip reports, appears this originial trip was not successful. Gained true summit on 30MAR15.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1140 ft / 347 m
    Round-Trip Distance:7.6 mi / 12.2 km
    Trailhead:600 ft / 182 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Weather:Drizzle, Cool, Breezy, White-out
Mostly whiteout

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