Ascent of Double Mountain on 2011-05-08
|Others in Party:||Keith Christensen|
|Date:||Sunday, May 8, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||7981 ft / 2432 m|
Ascent Trip ReportFrom the summit of Tehachapi Mountain, we headed down the southwest ridge, eventually coming across the road that would lead up Double Mountain. We followed the road to the east summit (the one with the communications equipment), before going back down to the saddle and up the use trail to the west summit. We didn't find a register, so we left a new one.
On the way back, we headed east of Tehachapi Mountain, and followed a different road, but to stay in the correct drainage we had to go off-trail and descend to the bottom of the canon due south of the campground. The bottom was narrow and brushy, making it difficult in places.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||1871 ft / 569 m|
| Elevation Loss:||3871 ft / 1179 m|
| Distance:||8.4 mi / 13.5 km|
| Quality:||5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Elevation Gain:||971 ft / 295 m|
| Extra Loss:||950 ft / 289 m|
| Distance:||2.9 mi / 4.7 km|
| Trailhead:||Tehachapi Mtn summit 7960 ft / 2426 m|
| Time Up:||1 Hours 30 Minutes|
| Elevation Loss:||2921 ft / 890 m|
| Extra Gain:||900 ft / 274 m|
| Distance:||5.5 mi / 8.9 km|
| Route:||pass east of Tehachapi Mtn|
| Trailhead:||Tehachapi Mtn Park 5960 ft / 1816 m|
| Time Down:||3 Hours |
|Ascent Part of Trip: 2011 Tehachapi Mtn|
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