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Ascent of Elder Benchmark on 2011-02-09

Climber: Don Raether

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Elder Benchmark
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:3433 ft / 1046 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hiked the road from 3rd crossing into Collins Valley. Climbed the East facing Gully to the flat South of the Peak and then up the South slopes to the summit. The Benchmark is East of the highpoint.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2713 ft / 825 m
    Extra Gain:200 ft / 60 m
    Distance:10 mi / 16.1 km
    Route:East gully & South slope
    Trailhead:3rd crossing, Coyote Canyon  1120 ft / 341 m
    Grade/Class:2-3
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Open Country, Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:4 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:3 Hours 15 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Don Raether
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