Little Copper (Gibbon Pass Peak)

Trip Category: 
OT - Off-Trail Skiing
Technical Difficulty Level: 
3
Endurance Level: 
Med
YDS Class: 
Hiking
Mountain Range: 
Mountain Subrange: 
Attained Summit?: 
Yes
Trip Date: 
Saturday, January 12, 2019
Summit Elevation (m): 
2,590

Since my last ill-fated trip with Dr. Phil in an ill-advised November attempt of Stenton Peak and subsequent follow up failure on an unnamed pile of choss nearby, my mountain mojo has been sitting somewhere between a 0 and a 1 with 10 being the amount of mojo required for peaks like McConnell and 8 being the amount required to get me out of bed at 04:00 on a weekend morning. A mojo of around '5' or higher will usually allow me to reply to the many trip idea texts I get from Phil on a weekly basis. :P In my defense I think I summited something like 70 peaks in 2018 and I put around 6.32 million steps (5000+ kms) on my step counter for the year (mostly from my daily training / de-stressing walks around the city), so I think my mojo deserved a short break. I'm not 20 years old anymore!

 


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Elevation Gain (m): 
1500
Round Trip Time: 
8.75
Total Distance (km): 
22.00
Quick 'n Easy Rating: 
Class 2 : you fall, you sprain your wrist
Difficulty Notes: 

This is an easy on / off trail hike in the summer. In winter on Skis via the Twin Lakes trail it is considerably more difficult mainly due to the tightly treed lower trail.