Ascent of Gold Hill on 2015-07-23

Climber: Richard Oestreicher

Others in Party:Thursday hiking club-14 total
Date:Thursday, July 23, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Gold Hill
    Location:USA-New Mexico
    Elevation:12716 ft / 3875 m

Ascent Trip Report

This is one of my favorite hikes. Slightly more mileage and elevation gain that Wheeler. Magnificent wild flowers because of gthe wet weathr we've had--fields full and bright colored clusters all along the trail above tree line.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3288 ft / 1002 m
    Total Elevation Loss:12 ft / 3 m
    Round-Trip Distance:9.4 mi / 15.1 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Stream Ford
    Weather:Pleasant, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3281 ft / 1000 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 3276 ft / 998 m; Extra: 5 ft / 1m
    Loss on way in:5 ft / 1 m
    Distance:4.7 mi / 7.6 km
    Route:Long Canyon Tr.
    Start Trailhead:Sky Valley TH  9440 ft / 2877 m
    Time:3 Hours 29 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:7 ft / 2 m
    Gain on way out:7 ft / 2 m
    Distance:4.7 mi / 7.6 km
    Time:1 Hours 52 Minutes

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