After a long tundra stroll, a steep push up to Mount Flora's false summit. Lots of Boulder fields. Camped overnight at green drop James Peak out of frame on the right. 16km return trip with an elevation gain of 1500 metres. This checklist has been compiled from three days of surveying, from online vouchers, and from Zabriskie's Flora of Deep Canyon . Avoiding the rocky outcrop on Class 2, hugging the cliff. Garfield Peak is a mountain peak on the south end of Crater Lake in Crater Lake National Park, Oregon.The top of the peak reaches 7,976 feet (2,431 m) above sea level.The peak has a 1,000 feet (305 m) elevation trail to the summit from the Crater Lake lodge, one of the most popular hiking sites surrounding the lake. Peaks by Region. Eva combines easily with Parry peak and Mt. Mileage: 12.75 miles from St Mary's Glacier trailhead to Berthoud Pass. The total distance from Berthoud Pass to Mount Flora is 3.6 miles one way with about 2200 feet total elevation gain and 350 … Just to the right of the rocky outcrop, continuing to the right on talus. The social trail then wrapped around to the right of a rock outcropping along the ridge, safely hugging the ridge's cliffs and popping me back on tundra at the saddle of James/Bancroft, nothing past Class 2. Starting down from Mount Flora's summit, view back along the ridge. Flora for a relaxing change of pace. All of these summits are Class 2 and do not present any substantial obstacles. Lincoln 14,286 > Mt. From this point, Flora Peak seems readily attainable but it did end up being quite a challenging 150-200m of elevation gain. Distance: 5 mi (RT) Elevation Gain: 1,839 ft. Above treeline, heading toward James Peak. Ice Lake peeking through below Mount Bancroft. It's only 5km to the peak, but with 1300m elevation gain. James Peak summit, view north toward the Indian Peaks Wilderness. The Flora Lake trail is accessed off the same area as the Lindeman Lake Trail (see trail description). Round-Trip Length: 6.45 miles (add 1.8 miles roundtrip to Breckenridge Peak – 12,889’) Start-End Elevation: 11,307’ – 13,132’ (13,132' max elevation) Elevation Change: +1,825’ net elevation gain (+2,237’ total roundtrip elevation gain) Skill Level: Moderate. It ended up being absolutely wonderful. True Isolation: 3.95 mi, 6.36 km. James Peak is poking up between them. I did lose the trail a couple of times here, but I kept seeing cairns and was able to rejoin it. Continuing up the ridge to Mount Bancroft (center). We’ll review and let you know when it’s approved. Mt. Continuing south toward the traverse to come. The steep ascent to Mount Bancroft was pleasant. Ice Lake on the left, Mount Bancroft on the top right, and the Class 2 traverse ahead. create. Not surprisingly, the entire mountain is composed of rocks of the Pikes Peak batholith, which are about a billion years old. We got a little behind the group ahead and unfortunately were unable to take advantage of their experience. The Loch Lomond road is within the trees on the right. Grind to summit. The route I would take follows the Colorado Trail from the summit, leading along the ridge visible in this photo. I saw a few groups almost instantly along the James Peak Trail, and also lots of cars down below at Loch Lomond. Alternative Parking 2 (39.8027, -105.70908) is another option, and this road isn't terrible, and is a bit more of a remote area compared to the Loch Lomond area. I had some difficulty locating the Colorado Trail from the pullout where I parked, lots of social trails around dispersed camping making the official trail (though marked with the official Colorado Trail marker) hard to follow at first. Ice Lake and Loch Lomond below were incredibly scenic and colorful, and the ridge between the peaks was quite photogenic. Once on it, the Colorado Trail started up toward the Loch Lomond Road before paralleling it, crossing it, and continuing up toward James Peak. Elevation: 8320 feet, 2536 meters. In between Eva and Flora is Witter Peak, an unranked 12,000 foot summit. My site is free to use, but consider sending me a few bucks to help keep it running. peakery; Log a climb. Tent pad at flora. A peak’s prominence, also known as topographic prominence or relative height, is a measure of how distinct a peak is from other peaks. Colorado Trail gains a little elevation as it hugs the slopes. From 1000 meters… It’s defined as the vertical distance between a peak and the lowest contour line surrounding that peak and no higher peak. Flora (13,164ft)James Peak Wilderness; Continental Divide National Scenic Trail; Arapaho National Forest. The Decalibron (Mt. Join/Login. Note that since many peaks in peakery still have unknown prominence, the ranks are subject to change as new prominence info is added. Lots of fire haze, unfortunately. Flora for a three-peak day that can get you back to your Front Range home well before dinner. Peak Map. Looking back, the ridge I came down from Mount Flora visible on the left. Climbing Humphreys Peak . This is a preliminary checklist for the highest elevations of the Santa Rosa Mountains, the area around Santa Rosa Mountain Peak and Toro Peak above an elevation of 7800 feet. Cameron 14,238 > Mt. Parry Peak ahead. Bross 14,172) Pike National Forest 7.5 mi (RT); 3,958ft elevation gain This is a 15.9 mile loop hike with 6400 cumulative feet of elevation gain that takes about 7-10 hours to complete. Lunch at flora. Eva and Flora visible on the left. Date Hiked: July 2011. This tool allows you to look up elevation data by searching address or clicking on a live google map. Nearing the Parry Peak summit, view back toward Mount Bancroft and James Peak. Dogs Allowed: For more information, see The Elevation and Prominence of San Jacinto Peak. The ridge becomes filled with talus and the trail becomes hard to follow at times, but cairns help in staying on track. Parking at Alternative Parking 1 is likely the best option for 2WD though. Log successful summits on peakery to earn awards: Thanks. Mount Bancroft summit, view back toward James Peak. If your photo isn't featured, it will still be added to the full collection of photos for this peak. In a study of disjunct species with xeric affinities west of the Cascades Detling (1953) examined several Coast Range and Western Cascades mountains including Marys Peak. 2 hr 15 min from green drop to flora. From Mount Flora, I hopped on the Colorado Trail and descended Mount Flora's east ridge. Mounta Flora summit ahead, Ethel Lake below. The views along the this section of the route were my favorite. Colorado Trail heads through the trees after a nice long meadowy walk. This page shows the elevation/altitude information of Flora Peak, Fraser Valley E, BC V0X, Canada, including elevation map, topographic map, narometric pressure, longitude and latitude. Elevation gain: 5,450' Start to finish: 9 hours 5 minutes As previously stated, the mountain is a fine viewpoint. Heading up the slope, looking back toward James Peak (left) and Ice Lake. Mount Flora visible on the right. I continued along the ridgeline over Parry Peak, Mount Eva, and all the way to Mount Flora. We did this hike near the end of July and there was still so much snow at the top! Flora Peak is situated south of Kwatse Indian Reserve 3, west of Lillian Rock. This is a 15.9 mile loop hike with 6400 cumulative feet of elevation gain that takes about 7-10 hours to complete. Along the Colorado Trail, a fairly long walk down the ridge. The trail starts at fairly low elevation, so we may need to carry skis briefly, but hopefully not. Take the trail on the right of the access road rather than continuing down the road to the Lindeman trailhead. At the top of the pass, you are in sub alpine meadows. Eva summit, continue south along the connecting ridge to Mt. We spent our last two weekends high alpine camping and climbing long, high elevation gain 14ers and thus sought 13er Mt. After a pleasant walk through a meadow, the Colorado Trail continued into the trees, descending to where I parked my car. Thanks for contributing! Instead, peakery shows vertical gain for specific routes up peaks. Roundtrip: 12.0km. Flora Peak is immediately north of Chilliwack Lake. 1 hour 50 minutes from Lindeman to green drop Note that prominence is not the same thing as a peak’s vertical drop, which is usually extremely difficult to calculate because a peak’s base elevation can be highly subjective. Democrat 14,148 > Mt. The section of the trail starting at the base of Flora continuing all the way to the lake is very unsafe during this time of year as the sun no longer hits the north side of Flora where there are several lengthy sections of rock slide that are covered in a layer of ice from moisture and rain. Hiking info for James Peak, Parry Peak, Mount Eva, Mount Flora Loop, located in Arapaho National Forest, Colorado. We started this hike at an elevation of 600 meters where there was no snow. At the saddle of Parry Peak and Mount Eva. The mountain is located in the Stehekin Triangle approximately six miles south of Stehekin. Equipment – ice axes, helmets and flip flops supranihilest. Life is for the Living. The trail was obvious at first, and followed the wide and expansive ridge. Hiking trip report for James Peak, Parry Peak, Mount Eva, Mount Flora Loop, located in Arapaho National Forest, Colorado. The trail starts out flat but begins a brutal ascent of 1800 m in about 4 km. Heading down from Parry Peak, continuing to Mount Eva. Elevation gain: 1350m. I crossed the road leading to Bill Moore Lake (Alternative Parking 2 on the map), picking up the trail again on the opposite side of the road. Map. A popular walking route runs from the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway Mountain Station above Palm Springs, to the high point of the range, with a relatively mild climb of 2,400 ft (700 m) compared to other routes with more elevation gain. Elevation gain is 3,313 feet. After the usual decision-faff, Marcin and I picked Flora peak as our objective since neither of us has been there before. April 12, 2019 1953m Chilliwack Lake, BC Flora Peak guards Chilliwack Lake immediately from the north on an undulating but wide alpine ridge system. Looking back toward Mount Flora, Ethel Lake poking out on the right. You can see the dirt road leading to Bill Moore Lake on the right. Flora at Bivouac.com Ascent Info Total successful ascents logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 17 Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 17) Selected Trip Reports from this site: 2019-04-12 by H-Steven Song 2020-07-04 by Martin Ortmayr Flora peak is easier than some high end scrambles, although more challenging in the area of route finding and off-trail travel. While the route crosses a couple of roads and follows trails, I saw very few people except for at a couple of the more popular areas along the route. Hike up to Flora Lake in Chilliwack, BC. Cold overcast day. First part intense switchback and elevation gain. Still along the Colorado Trail, view looking back toward the ridge I descended from Mount Flora. I scoured topo maps to plan a route, and came up with this trip. Mount Eva summit detritus, view south toward Mount Flora. I will be down in those trees seen top left after descending from the ridge. The trail ascended slightly along the slopes, some nice views of the tops of Flora and Eva serving as a nice backdrop. Enter your email and we’ll send password reset instructions: shows the mountain as a whole (not just the summit or views), is at least 1920x1440 dimensions and max size 10MB. Time needed: 9 hours. I stumbled on a social trail, which wandered through some Class 2 talus and dropped me down on the left of the ridge proper, where the rocks were larger and more difficult to navigate. James Peak was visible in the distance and I was happy to get some nice views at the end of the day. I left treeline quickly, and enjoyed the morning views as the Colorado Trail meandered through the tundra, intersecting the the James Peak Trail. Mount Eva summit, view back toward Parry Peak and Mount Bancroft. The various aspects (north, south, east, and west) and elevations (7,000 to 14,000 feet) account for much of the variety of vegetation on the Peak. Elevation Info: NAVD88 Elevation : 8325 ft / 2537 m. Latitude/Longitude (WGS84) 48° 14' 35'' N, 120° 41' 44'' W. 48.243089, -120.695664 (Dec Deg) 671079 E 5345886 N, Zone 10 (UTM) Country. Flora Marys Peak is of special floristic interest because of its isolation and elevation in the Coast Range. It descended along the slopes, which became riddled with talus, switchbacking down to avoid some of the more rocky regions. This summit requires some degree of way finding and, of course, a few more boulders. Mt. Mt. ... with 6km downhill and all 1500 meters of elevation loss. Path flooded from Lindeman to geeendrop Parry Peak is visible top right. The pass sits at an elevation of 11,307 feet and provides access to the famous Continental Divide Trail and a plethora of peaks to tag. Continuing on tundra to Mount Flora's true summit. "Hiked with the guys up to Lindeman, camped at Greendrop and over to Flora and back down in a loop. 40 minutes from parking lot to Lindeman Berthoud Pass Website (USFS) Directions: This hike starts at … 4.6 with 5 ratings. This mountain could also be approached from stehekin, but I believe it would be longer, more elevation gain and take more time. Berthoud Pass to Monarch Lake Traverse. I had no interest in doing an out-and-back of these 13ers, hoping instead to find a loop. At 1350m elevation gain, it seemed like a good all-around goal that was neither too quick nor offensively sloggy. The peak is named for William H. Emory, the chief surveyor of the U.S. Boundary Survey team of 1852.From the Chisos Basin the peak appears to be a minor ridge, while the summit of Casa Grande, one mile closer, seems to be much taller. Prominence is a popular metric for peaks for two reasons: 1) it’s objective and relatively easy to calculate, and 2) higher prominence peaks are more likely to be interesting with higher independence vs. peaks with lower prominence. The trail leads out of frame on the top left when coming down. A few notes on the trailhead: where I chose to park is likely the most convenient if you have mid-clearance. Managing Agency: U.S. Forest Service. Flora which lies 2.1 miles away with an additional 670 feet of elevation gain. Log a climb. I picked up the Colorado Trail and followed it along the ridge. Once on James Peak, I took in the smoky views north toward the Indian Peaks Wilderness before starting down its south ridge to the saddle with Mount Bancroft. Most people seem to approach Mount Flora and the subsequent traverse to James Peak by coming up from Colorado Mines Peak via Berthoud Pass. Thanks in advance! 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