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WayneFryHawkins/Pickett  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 24, 2015


Climbed the north face and descended to the west. Enjoyable view from the top. Spent about 30 minutes just taking in the sights.
Posted Jan 25, 2015 3:36 pm

trexkerryWith Pickett from 88/89 Junction  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 18, 2014
Figured the lack of snow would allow for a winter ascent using the service road - started at the 88/89 junction, followed service road most of the way before breaking off for the final ascent up Hawkins. Then followed ridgeline over towards Pickett, looked quite difficult from far away but pretty easy class 3 climb. Cross country through forest to hook back up with service road after Pickett. Only needed snowshoes for about 20 minutes while on descent from Hawkins on NW facing slope towards Pickett. After than hiking boots were fine. Used microspikes on service road as warm daytime temps led to lots of ice in the early evening chill. Trip report is HERE.
Posted Jan 19, 2014 3:31 pm

JonodoGreat Fall Hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 19, 2013


Hike Hawkins along with Pickett on a beautiful fall day. The colors were great in the Hope Valley and temps were perfect. We started from the wrong trailhead but everything was fine with a little more cross-country.
Posted Oct 20, 2013 12:06 pm

AceSierraWindy!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 23, 2012


About 4 billion MPH winds on the top, whipping through the hideous communication tower. Some toolbag ruined the Hawkins rock by etching something very close to the Hawkins sig. But still cool to see that old etching.
Posted Aug 8, 2013 6:09 pm

bryangastFun fall hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 6, 2010


Summit was disappointing with a bunch of "construction" stuff on top.
Posted Nov 20, 2010 11:43 pm

bradbHawkinsand Pickett  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 10, 2010
Climbed Hawkins from FR019 traversed over to Pickett. Then bushwacked down the west slopes back to FR019.
Posted Jul 10, 2010 11:06 pm

hgrapidHawkins and Pickett  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 27, 2010


Did Pickett first. Hawkins next. Snow just below the summit block made it tricky. Some of our group wasn't able to make it up.
Posted Jun 27, 2010 10:28 pm

fedakwith Pickett, from Burnside Road (2x)  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 20, 2010


From Burnside road near the Burnside Mine/Creek turnout.
Hit Hawkins first and then Pickett. Small snowfield traverse needed on Hawkins which should be avoidable in a week or two.
Saw a bear on the slopes of Hawkins on the ascent.

Pics and trip report: here.
Posted Jun 21, 2010 1:58 am

mrchad9Winter trip, 2x  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 16, 2011


First trip on Oct 13, 2007. Spent the morning on Mount Patterson and drove here in the afternoon. The gate was open to the jeep road from Burnside Lake Road, so drove up to within 400 feet of the top. Short, pleasant hike from there.

Second trip January 16, 2011. Cloud level was 9500 feet in the morning, but almost 100% sunny by the time I made the top. Good snow conditions, and up Pickett on the way. Nice full day for a winter outing.
Posted Jun 13, 2010 5:52 pm

Dennis PoulinRoad Hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 20, 2008

Dennis Poulin

Hiked the road with Dean. Nice hike, but the altitude slowed me down a bit.
Posted Jul 15, 2009 11:49 am

fedakFrom Burnside  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 1, 2008


Quick afternoon summer hike. Liked the Pickett summit better than Hawkins (but Hawkins had the superior view)

Pics are here
Posted Jul 3, 2009 11:12 am

NoonduelerHiked it in the morning  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 27, 1997


Did Red Lake Peak after lunch
Posted Nov 4, 2008 11:15 pm

Brian KaletForest Road 19A  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 12, 2008

Brian Kalet

2 h roundtrip.
Posted Aug 13, 2008 1:50 am

Ryan BurdFrom the gate  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 30, 2008

Ryan Burd

With Dad, below. Didn't like the loose talus on the east side, nearly took my leg off. Dad left me while he went over to tag Pickett. Isn't child abandonment a crime?
Posted Jul 4, 2008 6:21 pm

Bob BurdHawkins/Pickett  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 30, 2008

Bob Burd

Hiked this with Ryan, part of a 3 day road trip around Lake Tahoe. Trip Report
Posted Jul 4, 2008 6:17 pm

DeanFrom the gate  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 20, 2008


A nice hike of about 4 1/2 miles with close to 2000 feet of elevation gain. We went up the north side and left via the east.
No register found but did note a couple of witness benchmarks. The main benchmark was not present. ??? Nice viewpoint. My hiking companion was Dennis Poulin. After this one, we headed over to do Round Top.
Posted Jun 24, 2008 7:27 pm

ckerthFrom the North  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 13, 2008


Left from the parking lot at the intersection of 88/89. Continued up the ridgeline to the summit of Pickett Peak and then onto Hawkins Peak.
Posted Jun 2, 2008 4:46 am

AdamusForest Road 19  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 13, 2007
Fun little hike. Parked a little ways up the road from 19, near the the gate.
Posted Oct 19, 2007 9:33 pm

mountainvoodooFather & Son  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 14, 2007


Climbed the peak via the dirt road access. Parked the car on Burnside Lake Road (FS19) and hiked from there with my ten year old son. Enjoyed the upper scramble. Summit register was soaked. Next person going up needs to add more paper.
Posted Oct 14, 2007 7:01 pm

A BitGreat View  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 17, 2007

A Bit

This is the first mountain my 5 year old son climbed with me - Father's Day 2007.
Posted Aug 30, 2007 10:11 pm

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