Ascent of The Knoll on 2019-10-17

Climber: David Comerzan

Date:Thursday, October 17, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:The Knoll
    Elevation:4422 ft / 1347 m

Ascent Trip Report

Did a couple of peaks in Red Rock Canyon. I was looking for a shorter way to get up to the ridge. I saw the Patrick O’Neil went up a canyon. I tried to follow his track, but couldn’t find a way through a wall of brush. I decided to do couple of peaks on the floor of Red Rock. Lost Creek is a nice little hike. I didn’t see any way to get past the headwall to get up that canyon.
After Lost Creek, Pine Creek trail was next. No Peakbagger point on this trail. Next I did a peak that is outside the park, The Knoll. It was basically a road walk up to the base then a short, steep hike to the summit. Nice views from the top. I was following Steven Thompson track. I was going to do a couple of others but the wind picked up and it was gusting 60 – 70 mph.
7:30 am Depart. 4650’
7:50 am Lost Creek Trail Highpoint.
8:50 am Car. 1.5 miles round trip, 200’ gain, 1 hour, 20 minutes.
9:30 am Depart. 4044’ Pine Creek trail
11:35 am Car. 2.9 miles round trip, 400’ gain, 2 hours, 5 minutes.
12:10 pm Depart. 3720’
1:30 pm The Knoll Summit
2:45 pm Car. 5 miles round trip, 700’ gain, 2 hours, 35 minutes.
Total for the day: 9.4 miles round trip, 1300’ gain, 6 hours
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