Ascent of Mount Lowe on 2008-07-04

Climber: Paul Maurin

Date:Friday, July 4, 2008
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Lowe
    Elevation:5603 ft / 1707 m

Ascent Trip Report

Robinson Trip #30 with Sierra Club. Met on Angeles Crest Highway (#2) just above the 210 Fwy at 6:45 PM. Then 45 of us carpooled up Angeles Crest Hightway, turned right on Mount Wilson Road, then stopped at the Eaton Saddle just 2.5 miles up the road (about 16 miles total). We hiked from there up the Mt. Lowe fire road to Markham Saddle, then on to Mt. Lowe. We watched the fireworks below from 8:45 PM - 9:45 PM then hiked back with headlamps on. Round trip hike was 3 miles.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:503 ft / 153 m
    Elevation Loss:0 ft / 0 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:503 ft / 153 m
    Route:Eaton Saddle up Mt. Lowe (Robinson #30)
    Trailhead:Eaton Saddle (on Mt. Wilson Road)  5100 ft / 1554 m
    Time Up:1 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:0 ft / 0 m
    Trailhead:Mt. Lowe  5603 ft / 1707 m
    Time Down:1 Hours 

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