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Ascent of Round Top on 2013-01-09

Climber: Ben Lostracco

Others in Party:supported by Rose
Date:Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Round Top
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:1763 ft / 537 m

Ascent Trip Report

A road walk ...... 1.5 miles, 45 minutes RT.

We left I24, exit 7A and drove north on Fish Ranch Road to a left on Grizzly Peak Road, then southeast to the junction with Skyline Blvd We turned left and in 150 yards another left into the Robert Shibley Volcanic Regional Preserve TH Parking.

I walked the paved road northeast .2 miles where I stayed right at the fork, then .5 miles to the summit (road loops counter clockwise), capped with a number of Communication Towers and buildings, signed "Western State Telepost, Round Facility".

"IF YOU'RE GOING TO SAN FRANCISCO
BE SURE TO WEAR SOME FLOWERS IN YOU HAIR."
IF YOU'RE GOING TO SAN FRANCISCO
YOU'RE GONNA MEET SOME GENTLE PEOPLE THERE." ...... lyrics by Scott McKenzie
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:383 ft / 116 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.5 mi / 2.4 km
    Route:rd walk ne from skyline dr park entry
    Trailhead:Robert Sibley Vocanic Regional Preserve TH Parking  1380 ft / 420 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike



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