Winter hike to Church Pond from Galena Creek County Park via the Jones Creek Trail.  Mostly clear trail, used spikes in snow to ridge above Church Pond, where there is a good view of Mount Rose in snow. Church Pond was frozen over.

GPX track file


7.44 mi (3.53 mi uphill, 3.40 mi downhill, 0.45 mi flat)
2534 ft total ascent (2481 ft descent) – 16.5% uphill grade, 18.7% downhill grade
5:03:31 total time (4:14:08 moving, 0:49:23 stopped)
0:34:07 pace (1.8 mph average speed, 5.3 mph max speed)
18.9 difficulty, 31.7 effort