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Ascent of Hawkins Peak on 2014-09-22

Climber: Arthur Caverly

Others in Party:Ashley Wood
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Monday, September 22, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Hawkins Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:10024 ft / 3055 m

Ascent Trip Report

Came down East Pickett about 930 and made our way to the saddle to Hawkins at 10am. Not being used to the altitude (I'm from New Hampshire) the climb up through the brush was a little brutal... Passed the power hut for the towers and followed the cables up to the summit at about noon. The view was priceless (except for the radio towers) and it was 70 degrees and breezy. A little talus scramble and some tripping over brush, and we were back to the ATV trail in about 30 minutes and down to the car by 2.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1424 ft / 434 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2024 ft / 616 m
    Round-Trip Distance:5 mi / 8 km
    Quality:9 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1424 ft / 434 m
    Distance:1.6 mi / 2.6 km
    Route:Open Country, Scramble
    Start Trailhead:Col from Pickett  8600 ft / 2621 m
    Time:1 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:2024 ft / 616 m
    Distance:3.4 mi / 5.5 km
    Route:Scramble, ATV trails
    End Trailhead:Burnside Lake Road at Burnside Mine Pulloff  8000 ft / 2438 m
    Time:1 Hours 50 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Hawkins Peak

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Pickett Peak2014-09-22 a1218 ft / 371 m
2Pickett Peak-East Peak2014-09-22 b240 ft / 73 m
3Hawkins Peak2014-09-22 c1424 ft / 434 m
Total Trip Gain: 2882 ft / 878 m    Total Trip Loss: 2882 ft / 878 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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