Summit Elevation (m): 2408
Elevation Gain (m): 800
Trip Time (hr): 4
Total Trip Distance (km): 6
Quick ‘n Dirty Rating: Class 2 – you fall, you sprain something
Difficulty Notes: Easy scrambling with exposure and hordes of other people to make it ‘interesting’.
Technical Rating: SC5; YDS (3rd)
GPS Track: Download
Map: Google Maps
This is a small and insignificant peak that can be done along with Ha Ling peak as the easiest two peak day you can do. Originally I was planning on bagging a peak like Burstall but with snow and rain threatening and fresh snow and ice on Burstall’s scramble route I had to change my objective for the day. After wandering around Spray Valley taking photos of the dramatic weather I ended up scrambling up Miner’s Peak and Ha Ling for exercise.
Since I’m a peakbagger at heart I couldn’t resist claiming this very small accomplishment on my summit log! Hey – I take the hard and long days so I’ll take the short and easy ones too.