Ascent of Sunrise Peak on 2008-11-02
|Others in Party:||Ken Jones|
|Date:||Sunday, November 2, 2008|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||5892 ft / 1795 m|
Ascent Trip ReportWe did this as a fall hike. We hiked to the old lookout site on a rocky platform but then it was clear, or not clear since we were in a cloud, that a rock off on the ridge was higher. We backtracked and skirted below the lookout platform rock and easily scrambled up the higher rock. Easy scramble but cliff on the other side as I recall.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||1492 ft / 454 m|
| Extra Gain:||50 ft / 15 m|
| Distance:||3.4 mi / 5.5 km|
| Trailhead:||4500 ft / 1371 m|
| Grade/Class:||Class 2|
| Quality:||5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Open Country|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Weather:||Drizzle, Pleasant, Breezy, Overcast|
Drizzle turning to snow turning to clearing skies
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