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Ascent of Hernandez Peak on 2015-02-23

Climber: William Musser

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Monday, February 23, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Hernandez Peak
    Location:USA-Alabama
    Elevation:2344 ft / 714 m
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:444 ft / 134 m
    Total Elevation Loss:594 ft / 180 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2.2 mi / 3.5 km
    Grade/Class:1 & 3
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Bushwhack, Scramble
    Weather:Gloomy winter 37F
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:284 ft / 86 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 264 ft / 81 m; Extra: 20 ft / 6m
    Loss on way in:20 ft / 6 m
    Distance:0.3 mi / 0.5 km
    Route:Pinhoti Trail with some minor scrambles along ridg
    Start Trailhead:saddle between Hernandez and McDill  2080 ft / 633 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:574 ft / 174 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 414 ft / 126 m; Extra: 160 ft / 48m
    Gain on way out:160 ft / 48 m
    Distance:1.9 mi / 3.1 km
    Route:Pinhoti to Comm Tower and back
    End Trailhead:Parking Lot  1930 ft / 588 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Hernandez-McDill

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Hernandez Peak2015-02-23 a444 ft / 135 m
2McDill Point2015-02-23 b173 ft / 53 m
3Hernandez Peak2015-02-23 c444 ft / 135 m
Total Trip Gain: 1061 ft / 323 m    Total Trip Loss: 1061 ft / 324 m



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