Ascent of Mount Rose on 2009-09-21

Climber: James Carter

Others in Party:Christin Mortenson
Date:Monday, September 21, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Rose
    Elevation:10776 ft / 3284 m

Ascent Trip Report

First trip on the new trail. Very enjoyable and easy climb to the top with a fairly chilly morning and warm afternoon. First peak hike with my Vibram Five Fingers. Worked great - a few blisters on my heel. Rocks were no problem. Wind was monstrous at the top.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2000 ft / 609 m
    Round-Trip Distance:9.6 mi / 15.4 km
    Route:New Trail
    Trailhead:Trailhead at Road  8776 ft / 2674 m
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Extremely Windy
Ascent Statistics
    Time:2 Hours 30 Minutes

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