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Gangolf Haub

Gangolf Haub - Feb 21, 2006 12:49 pm - Voted 7/10

Added the coordinates

since I was interested where the mountain was. With Weaverville, GoogleEarth and Topozone together with your Getting There section I finally managed to get it. BTW I think it must be more than 13miles from the road to the trailhead. I had to scroll forever in Topozone.

2skinners - Feb 22, 2006 10:18 am - Voted 5/10

Needs route

Needs a more detailed route added on difficulty and distance from trailhead to summit. Let me know when you make changes and I will upgrade my vote. I can tell you are a writer too, great description in the overview section.


AriehDavid - Aug 13, 2009 12:51 pm - Hasn't voted

I'm curious about...

I'm curious to know if anyone knows about the West (back) side of Hilton. It looks like, from topos and google Earth and from a brief view on the drive into Hobo Gulch, like there is a spectacular face on that side and a very steep bowl that is very cold and protected and could offer some great early season mountaineering. But how to even get there is the first problem that I don't quite know how to surmount. It'd be a huge schlep from Canyon Creek Lakes to make a summit push in a single day from there.

Bubba Suess

Bubba Suess - Aug 14, 2009 3:00 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: I'm curious about...

I do not know much about that peak when approached from the west side. However, this shot may be a little helpful:

The guy who took this had a small one man helicopter and flew around the Alps, taking some great aerial shots. He has other great shots but this one seems to depict the face you were describing.

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