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Ascent of Haight Mountain on 2018-05-27

Climber: Daryn Dodge

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Sunday, May 27, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Haight Mountain
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:8081 ft / 2463 m

Ascent Trip Report

Followed Richard Carey's driving and hiking description to climb this peak. I agree with Richard that this was a nice peak climb. I would add that I approached from Hwy 97, turning south onto the paved road with signage for the town of Tennent. This turn is a little west of the Mt. Hebron summit on Hwy 97. Drive towards Tennant some 10+ miles to Forest Road 43N06. On some topo maps, including My Topo, there are two turnoffs for FR 43N06.
The correct one to take is the second one, which passes near Ken Del Ranch. From here, Richard's directions worked well.

I had quite a bit of snow to trudge through on the final steep 800 feet of the climb. But it was late afternoon and the snow was soft, so I did not need to pull out the crampons I was carrying.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2020 ft / 615 m
    Extra Gain:10 ft / 3 m
    Round-Trip Distance:5 mi / 8 km
    Route:dirt roads and north slope
    Trailhead:start of 43N33   6081 ft / 1853 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Snow on Ground, Scramble
Ascent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 45 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 10 Minutes



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