Ascent of Monument Peak on 2020-09-16
|Date:||Wednesday, September 16, 2020|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||8592 ft / 2618 m|
Ascent Trip ReportMoniment via Slate Pass.
Slate Pass to Lake Ferguson Trail to Pass between Wildcat and Pk 7619 (Feralcat Pass?). Drop via traverse to SF Eureka Creek (traverse, hard, to east side of mountain then follow one of a few tree-free gullies down). Follow SF Eureka to Eureka Creek confluence (trail IS there... Once in a while...). Ascend primary South Gully on Monument to summit.
0930, Feralcat Pass.
1230, Eureka Creek.
1300, begin ascent.
1600, Monument summit
1840, Eureka Creek.
1910, camp along SF Eureka Creek.
1100, Feralcat Pass.
1415, Slate Pass/Buckskin TH/car.
Fun fact: same date that Fay summitted Monument (9/16).
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