|Start location:||Curtis Canyon trailhead|
|End location:||Summit, Jackson Peak|
|Max altitude:||10,741ft (3274m)|
Jackson Peak Hike Notes
12-Jul-10, 16:45 – Start at Curtis Canyon trailhead.
Met woman part way up: “It’s cold and windy,” and “it’s just you and me” (and she’s leaving, i.e., I got the mountain to myself).
20:00 – at camp near small lake/pond between Goodwin Lake and Jackson Peak. Note: hang bear bag rope before drinking wine with dinner.
13-Jul-10, 10:45 left camp for summit.
11:45 – summit of Jackson Peak.
13:50 – start down
14:20 – back at camp to break down.
15:00 – start back to trailhead.
16:40 – at trailhead.
Quote from humor book written by a local on how to get good tips from the tourists: “if you’re sneaky, bring the change in silver dollars and two-dollar bills.” My change from Moo’s ice cream shop: 50-cent piece. Too bad I’m a coin collector, ha! Joke’s on you buddy!
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