Ascent of Mount McKinley on 2015-09-09

Climber: David Comerzan

Date:Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount McKinley
    Elevation:4926 ft / 1501 m

Ascent Trip Report

This was a solo hike of this Lower Peak. Exit the 210 at Sunland, go east on Foothill a short distance to Ore Vista (7/11 is on corner). Turn left, go 5 miles to mm 2.05, just before Ottie Road. Turn left, drive a short distance to Gold Creek road (3N29). Park. Hike up the road 3 ½ miles to the junction with Yerba Buena Trail. It is unmarked but there is a water tank on the left. Hike up the trail to the saddle on the SW ridge of McKinley. Hike the steep 7/10th mile to the summit. Return the same way.
6:45 am Depart. 1900’
8:35 am Junction with Yerba Buena trail. 3740’
10:25 am McKinley. 4926’
10:45 am Depart.
11:50 am Junction with Gold Creek road.
1:55 pm Car. 10 miles round trip, 3000’ gain, 7 hours, 10 minutes.
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