Ascent of Crabby Appleton Peak on 2012-01-29

Climber: Frank Toddre II

Others in Party:Nick Constantin
Andrei Constantin
Sonia Martinez
Erik Chudy
Ashley Max
Date:Sunday, January 29, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Carpool
Peak:Crabby Appleton Peak
    Elevation:5400 ft / 1645 m

Ascent Trip Report

What a hike! We used the Branch Whitney route to climb Magic Mountain and then traversed over to Crabby Appleton. The Class3/Class3+ were certainly challenging but it is great rock so it's fun. We certainly challenged ourselves with some of these scrambles, but it was very exhilirating. As a note, it would probably have helped to have a rope, and there is some fairly major exposure. Only go if you are comfortable w big exposure and Class 3. Have fun!
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1037 ft / 316 m
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1037 ft / 316 m
    Trailhead:4363 ft / 1329 m
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Magic Mountain/Crabby Appleton

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Crabby Appleton Peak2012-01-29

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