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Ascent of Mount Pinos on 2011-10-21

Climber: Mark Kornfeind

Others in Party:Dad
Date:Friday, October 21, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Pinos
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:8831 ft / 2691 m

Ascent Trip Report

Picked up a wilderness parking permit several years ago from ranger station that's not too far off the main road from I-5. I believe the turnoff to the station is at the stop sign but can't remember. Drove to the large parking lot with chalet building. Walked up wide service road and stayed 'high' at any trail junction of which there really was only the one at the start. Obvious antenna tower peak is the highpoint. Several benchmarks are around the area. Walked north, northwest, and southwest around the area to capture any potential alternative Kern HP. When I got to the eventual point of boredem and stupidity, move on to Sawmill. One way distance 1.5 miles.

Energy:
.5L Water
1/2 Cliff Bar
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Distance:1.5 mi / 2.4 km
    Route:Parking lot at 8,300ft.
Descent Statistics



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