Ascent of Mount Wilson on 2010-05-02
|Others in Party:||Fred Schwarzenbach|
|Date:||Sunday, May 2, 2010|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||5710 ft / 1740 m|
Ascent Trip ReportStarted in Sierra Madre at Mira Monte Avenue and Mt. Wilson Trail Drive. Walked up trail for 150 yards then took trail to left to Orchard Camp. Trail climbs steeply through chaparrel, oak and spruce up the west slope of Little Santa Anita Canyon. See John Robinson Hike #40 for full write up. Left trailhead at 7:00 AM and arrived at Mt. Wilson at 10:30 AM. Had lunch at top. After lunch hiked down the same trail for 3.0 Hrs.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||4500 ft / 1372 m|
| Distance:||15 mi / 24.1 km|
| Route:||Old Mt. Wilson Trail (Robinson #40)|
| Trailhead:||Sierra Madre - Mira Monte Ave 1210 ft / 368 m|
| Quality:||6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Weather:||Cool, Calm, Clear|
| Time Up:||3 Hours 30 Minutes|
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