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Ascent of Mount Pinos on 2011-06-12

Climber: Lee Newton

Date:Sunday, June 12, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Pinos
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:8831 ft / 2691 m

Ascent Trip Report

Drove up to the Mount Pinos Nordic Ski Center near the peak. From there simply follow the forest road west to the summit antennae compound. Views surprisingly poor for such a prominent peak - flattish summit prevents looking down to surrounding valleys and distant views were verz hazy due to the desert heat.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:530 ft / 161 m
    Distance:3.1 mi / 5 km
    Route:Forest Road
    Trailhead:Ski Center  8301 ft / 2530 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:25 Minutes



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