Ascent of Mount Hawkins on 2017-07-09

Climber: Audrey Morris

Date:Sunday, July 9, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Hawkins
    Elevation:8850 ft / 2697 m

Ascent Trip Report

Started from Islip Saddle at approx 8a. Through Little Jimmy, snack at Windy Gap (great cool breeze!)Rattlesnake just past first turn from Windy Gap, on to peak. We almost missed the turn to the peak. Summit at 10:30, enjoyed the quiet and the breeze, ate. Then back down. Checked out spring on way back--nice and cool, lots of red monkeyflowers as well as sunflower-type and yellow lilies below spring. Party of 7, 5 boy scouts.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2427 ft / 739 m
    Round-Trip Distance:10 mi / 16.1 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Partly Cloudy
drizzle at Islip, partly cloudy as summit. Very nice in shade
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2427 ft / 739 m
    Distance:5 mi / 8 km
    Start Trailhead:Islip Saddle  6423 ft / 1957 m
    Time:3 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Distance:5 mi / 8 km
    End Trailhead:Islip Saddle  
    Time:2 Hours 

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