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Ascent of Hammerhorn Mountain on 1989-08-21

Climber: John E Sarna

Date:Monday, August 21, 1989
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Hammerhorn Mountain
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:7566 ft / 2306 m

Ascent Trip Report

Continuing from trip described under Sugraloaf Mtn, I went back to camp at Last Camp and hunted the next day; the next day hunted back along trail with Archie to climb the 100' of deer-trailed (up to within 20' of summit) and to the top of the summit block. It was unusual, a large flat area filled in with gravel with a burnt sign (saw fused glass and two burnt wooden posts). From there we hunted Hammerhorn ridge, went back to camp for a day, and then packed out in the rain the last day, Tues
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1100 ft / 335 m
    Distance:6.3 mi / 10.1 km
    Grade/Class:Cl 3
    Gear Used:
Tent Camp
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:800 ft / 244 m
    Distance:1.3 mi / 2.1 km
    Route:short hop returning from Last Camp
    Trailhead:Last Camp  6766 ft / 2062 m
Descent Statistics
    Extra Gain:300 ft / 91 m
    Distance:5 mi / 8.1 km
    Trailhead:Slanes Flat  
Ascent Part of Trip: Solomon Peak (1 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Solomon Peak1989-08-19
2Sugarloaf Mountain1989-08-19
3Hammerhorn Mountain1989-08-21



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