Haystack Mountain Climber's Log

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Udink - Jul 25, 2017 1:06 pm Date Climbed: Jul 22, 2017

Haystack Mountain  Sucess!

I took an easier route than shown on the map on the summit page. Starting from Geyser Pass, I drove north on the 4WD road (shown as 0243 on the USGS topo) which ended at a nice campsite. From there, it's a short walk north through the trees where there are faint trails and a few fallen trees to step over. Once out of the trees there's a decent trail (either a game/cow or use trail, not constructed or maintained) all the way to the saddle between Haystack Mountain and Burro Ridge. The climb from the saddle, up through the talus, to the summit of Haystack Mountain wasn't bad at all. The talus was larger and fairly well-consolidated, and while the going was tedious, I didn't have any major spills going up or down.

Alex Wood

Alex Wood - Apr 26, 2016 8:47 pm Date Climbed: Mar 7, 2016

Ski Descent  Sucess!

Snow machined up from Gold Basin and started from the pass. Sweet spring skiing and views to knock your boots off.


seth@LOKI - Jul 6, 2015 6:23 pm Date Climbed: Jun 12, 2015

Hay Ya!

What a great hike with family! Add Burro Ridge for a little time and extra high county views or both the North and Middle Peaks.


ZeeJay - Oct 8, 2014 7:03 pm Date Climbed: Oct 16, 2011

Nice hike  Sucess!

Started at Geyser Pass in the dark. First went to 11641 and then over to Haystack. Beautiful sunrise views.


nader - Oct 7, 2014 6:35 pm Date Climbed: Sep 24, 2014

Haystack Mountain  Sucess!

Started at 8:35 a.m. Was on the summit by 10:40. Took much longer than I thought, bushwhacking in the forest slowed me down. Free roaming cattle. Absolutely gorgeous fall colors.

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