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Ascent of Rattlesnake Mountain on 2010-04-09

Climber: Amin Faraday

Date:Friday, April 9, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Rattlesnake Mountain
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:6131 ft / 1868 m

Ascent Trip Report

***Sierra Club HPS Hike
Leaders: Mars Bonfire, Kathy Cheever Bonfire, and Dave Comerzan
Peaks: Round Mountain (5272'), Luna Mountain (5967'), and Rattlesnake Mountain (6131') in that order
Stats: 4.5 miles, +1300', with a drive between each peak. Lots of class 3/4 boulders to scramble en route to each summit. I did a bunch of them. Very fun!!!

Breakdown:
(1) Round Mountain: 0.5 mi RT, +300'. Did some class 3 boulder scrambling (just myself).
(2) Luna Mountain: 2.0 mi RT, +500', drove in further than HPS guide indicates. Did lots of class 3 boulder scrambling (just myself).
(3) Rattlesnake Mountain: 2.0 mi RT, +500' via Pathfinder Route.
Did lots of class 3 boulder scrambling (just myself).
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Open Country
    Weather:Sunny. Mid to High 60's. Breezy.



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