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Ascent of Mount Wilson on 2010-05-02

Climber: Paul Maurin

Others in Party:Fred Schwarzenbach
Date:Sunday, May 2, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Wilson
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:5710 ft / 1740 m

Ascent Trip Report

Started 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
    Grade/Class:Strenuous
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:3 Hours 30 Minutes



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