What's in this Area?
Submitted By: mtnfiend on August 15, 2012
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|Starting Elevation:||10,000 (SG) and 9400 (WG)|
|Elevation Gain:||4000 (SG) and 4500 (WG)|
|Total Distance:||8ish miles|
This asthetic, east facing couloir features an exciting entrance and a sustained steep pitch for about 1500+ feet.
How to Get There
From either Sheep Gulch TH or Willis Gulch TH one way to approach this peak is to follow the well defined trail to hope pass (saddle between Mt. Hope and Quail Mountain). Then scramble up the ridge to the summit. You can also climb the line directly. A third option is to follow the trail from Sheep Gulch, but peel off before reacing hope pass and climb the SE facing flank of the mountain.
No access issues I can think of.
The trail is easy to follow if snow free. When I climbed it, I climbed to the summit in trail runners with the skis and boots on my back.
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