Midnight Peak (Porcupine Loop)

Trip Category: 
SC - Scrambling
Interesting Facts: 

Midnight Peak is an unofficial summit on a long ridge extending north of Tiara Peak and south of Baldy Pass.

Technical Difficulty Level: 
5
Endurance Level: 
Med
YDS Class: 
Hiking

Mountain Range: 
Mountain Subrange: 
Attained Summit?: 
Yes
Trip Date: 
Saturday, May 19, 2018
Summit Elevation (m): 
2,340

My first ascent of Midnight Peak was well before it became the very popular front range peak that it is nowadays. Way back in October of 2010 I enjoyed a pretty nice fall hike from the Baldy Pass approach. My second ascent was slightly more tiring as was from a slightly different angle too!

 


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Summit Elevation (ft): 
7,677
Elevation Gain (m): 
1700
Round Trip Time: 
10.50
Total Distance (km): 
21.00
Quick 'n Easy Rating: 
Class 3 : you fall, you break your leg
Difficulty Notes: 

Easy hiking and scrambling from Midday Peak with limited exposure.