Ascent of McGinty Mountain on 2011-03-11
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
|Date:||Friday, March 11, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||2183 ft / 665 m|
Ascent Trip ReportGot out of class around 2pm, so I headed to McGinty for a quick hike. Left the trailhead along Jamul Rd at 2:40. Topped out at 3:40. Lots of wildlife here. I saw at least 10 rabbits, 15 lizards, and heard a lot of insects chirping. The highlight was a huge rattlesnake about halfway up. It blocked the trail and rattled at me, so I had to go around it after a few minutes of waiting for it to go away. View from the top is great. No summit register. Saw 2 people as I was going up and 2 more as I was going down.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||1283 ft / 391 m|
| Route:||McGinty Mtn Trail|
| Trailhead:||900 ft / 274 m|
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