|Peak Summited||2019 Sitton Peak|
|Type of Hike||Day hike|
|Road Conditions||Road suitable for all vehicles|
|Bug Status||No bugs|
|Snow Conditions||Snow free|
|Trail Conditions||Trail in good condition|
Four months ago I summitted Mt Baden-Powell and barely made it out alive (https://socialhiker.net/hike_log/fateful-hike-up-snow-ice-mt-baden-powell/). Today I resumed my quest for the Six-Pack of Peaks by summitting Sitton Peak, a relatively easy climb. The first 4 miles are a gentle upward hike, followed by about a half mile of downhill before the last 1/4-mile steep push toward the summit. The steep part is short and there are a couple of spots that require careful foot traction, but otherwise it's really not so bad, in my opinion; it does seems extreme, however, after 4.5 miles of hiking at lower effort. It's well worth it; the views from the top are spectacular and I was able to see San G way off in the distance; just toward the north I could see Santiago Peak (one of my planned 6POP conquests). Check out the candy store near the trailhead; real old-fashioned candy, and the girl there is really nice and provides helpful hiking tips.