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Ascent of Malpais Mesa High Point on 2014-01-26

Climber: Ken Jones

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, January 26, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Hi-Clearance Vehicle
Peak:Malpais Mesa High Point
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:7731 ft / 2356 m

Ascent Trip Report

I used Dan Baxter's and Sean Rowe's trip reports from this site. The route I went up was a misreading of Dan's description, and is not recommended.

Instead, look at my GPS track. The looping, more southerly and westerly route is the way I came back and almost certainly the easiest way to the summit from the mine. You don't have to loop quite as far west as I did, but the route from the road/jeep track up to the ridge is the way to go.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1251 ft / 381 m
    Elevation Loss:1251 ft / 381 m
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1211 ft / 369 m
    Extra Loss:100 ft / 30 m
    Route:direct, but not good
    Trailhead:Santa Rosa Mines  6620 ft / 2017 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:1151 ft / 351 m
    Extra Gain:40 ft / 12 m
    Route:looping, but good
    Trailhead:Santa Rosa Mines  6620 ft / 2017 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


 GPS Waypoints - Hover or click to see name and lat/long
Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Ken Jones
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Note: GPS Tracks may not be accurate, and may not show the best route. Do not follow this route blindly. Conditions change frequently. Use of a GPS unit in the outdoors, even with a pre-loaded track, is no substitute for experience and good judgment. Peakbagger.com accepts NO responsibility or liability from use of this data.

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