Ascent of Hayden Peak on 1990-09-10
|Date:||Monday, September 10, 1990|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||12479 ft / 3803 m|
Ascent Trip ReportSteep, craggy peak, visible from Route 150. The crux requires you to scramble up a cliff of at least 10-15'(class 4 move) at the lowest point of negotiation along what is otherwise a typical Uinta headwall on the southwest face. To get to the base of the peak (scree slopes) requires a bushwack from US 150. It's a popular hike nevertheless because it is one the the harder peaks in the Uintas and close to a paved highway. Distance estimated from US 150.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||2180 ft / 664 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||2.5 mi / 4 km|
| Route:||SW ridge|
| Trailhead:||US 150 10299 ft / 3139 m|
| Quality:||8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Bushwhack, Exposed Scramble|
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