Ascent of San Jacinto Peak on 2011-06-10
|Date:||Friday, June 10, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Ski Lift|
|Peak:||San Jacinto Peak|
| Elevation:||10839 ft / 3303 m|
Ascent Trip ReportWent by the normal route from the top of the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway. Lovely forest, and good acclimitisation for attempt on Gorgonio the following day.
The day was enlived by a chance meeting with the guidebook author, Ralph Storer who, with his girlfriend Sandy was kind enough to let me walk with him most of the way up. Turns out he lives in my home town (Edinburgh), and we know some of the same people..
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||2653 ft / 806 m|
| Extra Gain:||164 ft / 49 m|
| Distance:||11.8 mi / 19 km|
| Route:||Long Valley Trail|
| Trailhead:||Tramway top station 8514 ft / 2595 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Windy, Clear|
| Time Up:||3 Hours 10 Minutes|
| Time Down:||2 Hours 30 Minutes|
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