Ascent of Mount Baden-Powell on 2011-08-28

Climber: Joseph Hirniak

Date:Sunday, August 28, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Baden-Powell
    Elevation:9399 ft / 2864 m

Ascent Trip Report

Started on the Pacific Crest Trail at 0632. Reached summit at 0829 hrs. Started back down at 0839. Beautiful views in all directions. A bit hot but that's expected for this time of year. Got back to the trailhead parking at 1013 hrs. Eight miles roundtrip from Vincent Gulch parking area.
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Mt. Baden-Powell as seen from the Angeles Crest Hwy near Blue Ridge summit. (2011-08-28). Photo by Joseph Hirniak.
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Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2834 ft / 863 m
    Distance:8 mi / 12.9 km
    Route:Pacific Crest Trail
    Trailhead:6565 ft / 2001 m
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:1 Hours 57 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:1 Hours 34 Minutes

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