Ascent of Haner Mountain on 2013-11-20
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Wednesday, November 20, 2013|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||3087 ft / 940 m|
Ascent Trip Report Did this as an 'after work' hike. Went up at fairly fast pace reaching the top in exactly 2 hours, half hour before sunset. Beautiful light on Baker & Twin Sisters which were pure white with snow. I had only a dusting of snow at the top though it was quite cold, perhaps 20 deg.F.
Started down, taking lots of pictures with a nice sunset over San Juan Islands and Olympic mountains & Glacier Peak. Nice after-sunset views to Lake Whatcom & Bellingham along the flat stretch. Used a headlamp the last 20 minutes, my 4th trip on this one as a sunset hike. Great conditioner & I like having sun a good part of the way up. The clearcuts & powerlines are a big negative though.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||2700 ft / 823 m|
| Distance:||10 mi / 16.1 km|
| Trailhead:||387 ft / 117 m|
| Quality:||3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Weather:||Frigid, Clear|
| Time Up:||2 Hours 0 Minutes|
| Time Down:||1 Hours 50 Minutes|
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