Ascent to Gold Hill-above tree line on 2018-07-12

Climber: Richard Oestreicher

Others in Party:Jim
Date:Thursday, July 12, 2018
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Point Reached:Gold Hill - above tree line
    Location:USA-New Mexico
    Elevation:12096 ft / 3686 m
    Remaining Elevation:620 ft / 189 m (19% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

I got tuckered out and stopped for lunch about 3/4 of a mile from the top. Thunderheds were moving in and the rest of my group was coming down, so I did not summit. Heavy rain hit about a mile from the parking lot.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2666 ft / 812 m
    Round-Trip Distance:8 mi / 12.9 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Stream Ford
    Weather:partly cloudy to thunderstorm
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2666 ft / 812 m
    Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Start Trailhead:Ski Valley TH  9430 ft / 2874 m
    Time:3 Hours 20 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Time:1 Hours 36 Minutes

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