Ascent of Silver Peak on 2013-08-22
|Date:||Thursday, August 22, 2013|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||5605 ft / 1708 m|
Ascent Trip ReportFS road 9070 is a bit rough, probably want a high clearance vehicle. The Forester did ok, but wouldn't want anything much smaller. Hike PCT a little less than 2 miles to the turnoff on the right, marked with a cairn. Trail climbs steeply for about .5 mi to a junction that splits left to Tinkham and right to Silver. about another .5 to the summit. Trail is well-traveled and easy to follow. No running water available at this point. Generally class 1, used my hands a couple of times. My beagle got up just fine. Bugs at the summit. Nice short trip with great views!
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| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
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