Ascent of Mount Grant on 2016-09-10
|Date:||Saturday, September 10, 2016|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||11280 ft / 3438 m|
Ascent Trip ReportClimbed as part of the 2016 Mt Grant Challenge. Major props to the Lion's Club, SOC, and volunteers for a fantastic job organizing this event. You definitely didn't need to bring your own food or water to this event because you can refuel every few miles from the aid stations.
This year had a little over 80 registrants, some of whom register as a way of contributing a donation with no intention to hike; I counted around 40 actually standing at the trailhead at trail start. Only about a dozen of us were in it for the full Monty.
0.0mi: Begin from Hwy 96
7.0mi: Camp Dixie Sign
7.9mi: Half Hike Start Sign
16.0mi: Break6 (no wpt)
16.9mi: End of Grant Challenge!
17.0mi: Mt. Grant southern peak (clearly the highpoint)
17.2mi: Mt. Grant northern peak (marked as Mt Grant on USGS maps)
Both bumps have registers.
Nearby campgrounds for future hikers! Twenty Mile Beach Campground, Tamarack Campground, and Sportsmans Beach (in order from northern to southern) are all BLM campgrounds ten minutes north along Hwy 95. $6 per night.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||7330 ft / 2234 m|
| Total Elevation Loss:||150 ft / 45 m|
| Quality:||8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Scramble|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Breezy, Clear|
| Gain on way in:||7330 ft / 2234 m|
| Gain Breakdown:||Net: 7180 ft / 2189 m; Extra: 150 ft / 45m|
| Loss on way in:||150 ft / 45 m|
| Distance:||17 mi / 27.4 km|
| Route:||Cotton Wood Canyon|
| Start Trailhead:||Hwy 95 4100 ft / 1249 m|
| Time:||5 Hours 56 Minutes|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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Peaks: climbed and unclimbed by Patrick Bergeron
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