Ascent of North Table Mountain-Quarry Peak on 2017-03-17
|Date:||Friday, March 17, 2017|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
|Peak:||North Table Mountain-Quarry Peak|
| Elevation:||6480 ft / 1975 m|
Ascent Trip ReportI saw a nice little point called Point 6509 and headed over there to climb it too. There is a clearly visible trail up this small subpeak. I passed the Pinnacle (as it is called on other peakbagging sites) but when I got past the saddle between peaks the barricade became visible. Here we go again. At the trail junction there is signage saying do not go up the point 6509 they want to revegatate the trail.
Disaapointed that I could not explore this USGS subpeak I headed back to the main trail I came up and found a legal use trail up Pinncale. The bump itself is nondescript but on each side of the pinnacle is an impressive quarry activity. On the west side there is a sheer cliff ledge walk that you can go across without the park folks saying not to which suprised me since the vertical exposure on both sides of this odd feature is lethal in both sides. Fun photos.
Then headed back to car. Excercise cleared out the iregular heart beat and I back to normal again.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||53 ft / 16 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||1.1 mi / 1.8 km|
| Quality:||5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Gain on way in:||53 ft / 16 m|
| Distance:||0.3 mi / 0.5 km|
| Route:||Use Trails|
| Start Trailhead:||saddle between this subpeak and point 6427 ft / 1958 m|
| Distance:||0.8 mi / 1.3 km|
|Ascent Part of Trip: Denver-4|
Complete Trip Sequence:
Total Trip Gain: 8305 ft / 2530 m Total Trip Loss: 5896 ft / 1796 m
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