Ascent of Hawes Peak on 2011-10-02
|Others in Party:||Tanya Roton|
Mary Joe ?
|Date:||Sunday, October 2, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||6751 ft / 2057 m|
Ascent Trip Report***HPS Outing***
Led by Jennifer Washington, Gary Schenck
Originally intended to include Hawes, Little Shay, Ingham, and Shay as a loop hike, the slow speed of our group only allowed us to get three of the peaks - Shay Mtn wasn't summited by the bulk of our party. Very un-inspiring peaks over less than beautiful terrain; no shade, all cross country, abundant deadfall. One of our party had to abort and head back to cars shortly after getting Hawes Peak enroute up the steep to Little Shay. These three peaks have firmly established themselves as front runners on my "least favorite peaks" list - which, BTW, didn't exist until I did them. Mileage and gain include all three peaks.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||2300 ft / 701 m|
| Quality:||2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Open Country, Bushwhack|
| Weather:||Hot, Calm, Clear|
| Gain on way in:||2300 ft / 701 m|
| Distance:||7.5 mi / 12.1 km|
| Start Trailhead:||4451 ft / 1356 m|
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