Ascent of Mount Tamalpais on 2012-04-21
|Others in Party:||Teegan(Son)|
|Date:||Saturday, April 21, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||2571 ft / 783 m|
Ascent Trip ReportI decided spur of the moment to grab my son, and drive from Albany to Mt. Tam to catch the sunset, bag a peak and possibly do some picture taking. On the way up the mountain, there were a bunch of star gazers out with a wide compliment of telescopes and such. After we parked and paid, Teegan and I bolted up the hill. He did excellent over the rocky part of the trail and we raced the sunset. When we got to the peak, the sun was a sliver of red on the ocean and we enjoyed the view. we stopped to not e the benchmarks and take some pictures and then headed back down the trail. All in all, a fun trip up. I would love to go back with more time to explore the numerous side trails and the middle and west summits as well.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||300 ft / 91 m|
| Distance:||0.6 mi / 1 km|
| Route:||East Peak Trail|
| Trailhead:||Parking Lot 2271 ft / 692 m|
| Quality:||1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Time Up:||15 Minutes|
| Time Down:||10 Minutes|
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