Ascent of Exchange Peak on 2010-03-25
|Others in Party:||no one|
|Date:||Thursday, March 25, 2010|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||2950 ft / 899 m|
Ascent Trip ReportSo i headed out today to climb Mt. Markham and San Gabriel Peak and surrounding peaks, but was stopped short by the road closure which i had no idea of. stupid on my part. anyways i went to santa monica mtns. and clibed a loop of Sandstone Peak, Exchange Peak, Inspiratoin Point, Boney Peak, Tri-Peaks, and Big Dome. I couldn't see a thing for most of the day. Very pleasant run/hike. The entire loop took about 4 hours. Waaaay more bushwacking than i wanted to do.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||1250 ft / 381 m|
| Distance:||2 mi / 3.2 km|
| Route:||from the water towers|
| Trailhead:||Sandstone Peak TH 1700 ft / 518 m|
| Quality:||7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Scramble|
| Nights Spent:||0 nights away from roads|
| Weather:||cold and cloudy|
| Time Up:||30 Minutes|
|Ascent Part of Trip: Sandstone Peak Loop (0 nights total away from roads)|
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