Ascent of Burnt Meadow Mountain on 2007-05-12

Climber: Tara Merrill

Others in Party:Magic and Ghostdog
Date:Saturday, May 12, 2007
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Burnt Meadow Mountain
    Elevation:1624 ft / 494 m

Ascent Trip Report

quick hike up to the north peak via the Burnt Meadow Mtn Trail that leaves Rte 160. Magic, Ghostdog and I met at the parking area and ascended at a leisurely pace. The trail is 1197 elev. gain in 1.2 miles so it's a steady but pleasant climbe all the way to the top. There are tons of wild blueberry bushes and wild columbine along the trail. At about 900 ft. there is an outlook with some interesting cairns and rock formations. The top portion of the trail is steep and rocky, requires some scrambling. The top affords 360 degree views of surrounding mountains as well as the White's. Burnt Meadow pond is visible below. The top is flat, good area for a picnic. There were TONS of bugs out!
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1224 ft / 373 m
    Total Elevation Loss:49 ft / 14 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1224 ft / 373 m
    Route:Burnt Meadow Mtn Trail
    Start Trailhead:400 ft / 121 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:49 ft / 14 m
    Route:Burnt Meadow Mtn Trail
    End Trailhead:1575 ft / 480 m

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