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Ascent of Newcomb Peak on 2013-01-22

Climber: Brad Stemm

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Newcomb Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:4166 ft / 1269 m

Ascent Trip Report

Due to construction work on the north slope of Newcomb Peak in 2013, electrical contractors have built a peak access trail up the west side to the Peak's high voltage tower. LPC Guide suggestion to climb the peak from the SE can be disregarded as that route is now heavily overgrown.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2091 ft / 636 m
    Elevation Loss:3466 ft / 1055 m
    Distance:11.9 mi / 19.2 km
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1341 ft / 408 m
    Extra Loss:750 ft / 228 m
    Distance:5 mi / 8.1 km
    Route:Zion-Sturtevant-Gabrieleno-Newcomb Rd.
    Trailhead:Mt. Zion Peak  3575 ft / 1089 m
    Time Up:1 Hours 50 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:2716 ft / 827 m
    Extra Gain:750 ft / 228 m
    Distance:6.9 mi / 11.1 km
    Route:Newcomb-Gabrieleno-Sturtevant-Santa Anita Cyn Rd
    Trailhead:Chantry Flats  2200 ft / 670 m
    Time Down:2 Hours 10 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Mt. Zion - Newcomb Peak

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Mount Zion2013-01-22 a
2Newcomb Peak2013-01-22 b



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