Ascent of Martinez Mountain on 2010-04-24

Climber: Mat Kelliher

Others in Party:Tanya Roton
Stella Cheung
Wasim Khan
Amin Faraday
Date:Saturday, April 24, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Martinez Mountain
    Elevation:6562 ft / 2000 m

Ascent Trip Report

***Sierra Club HPS Outing***
led by Mars Bonfire, Kathy Cheever Bonfire, Chris Spisak, Lilly Fukui. Very tough hike up through boulder filled gully for 2,000' of gain over last 1.5 mile of hike. Nice easy Class 3 summit scramble to top of summit block. Great views of snowcapped San Jacinto and San Gorgonio to the west and northwest, Salton Sea to southeast. 800' of the total elevation gain on up, down, up, down, up down over the last two miles of hike. 14 hours from start to finish, came out under moonlight.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:4300 ft / 1311 m
    Distance:16 mi / 25.7 km
    Trailhead:2262 ft / 689 m
    Quality:9 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear

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