Ascent of Rocky Mountain on 2011-05-30
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
|Date:||Monday, May 30, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||4072 ft / 1241 m|
Ascent Trip ReportFor those with a serious 4x4, you could drive to top, not recommended for others who care about the underside of their vehicle. Lots of washouts and rocks. But then you would miss the fun of hiking open balds and a road in 90 degree heat.
Some nice views (ignore the cell phone tower farm) to south toward Mount Pleasant.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||1212 ft / 369 m|
| Extra Gain:||320 ft / 97 m|
| Distance:||10 mi / 16.1 km|
| Route:||AT/Access Road|
| Trailhead:||Hog Camp Gap 3500 ft / 1066 m|
| Quality:||4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Scramble|
| Weather:||Hot, Calm, Clear|
| Time Up:||2 Hours 30 Minutes|
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