Ascent of San Gorgonio Mountain on 2008-08-17

Climber: Paul Maurin

Others in Party:Fred S.
Date:Sunday, August 17, 2008
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:San Gorgonio Mountain
    Elevation:11499 ft / 3504 m

Ascent Trip Report

Start at Vivian Creek Trail at 7:30 AM. Absolutely perfect day to hike - clear skies, mild breeze, pleasant temperature. Maintained a slower but steady pace up to the summit, arriving at 1:00 PM. Had lunch on summit, started back down 1:40 PM, arriving back at the car at 5:25 PM. A long day of hiking, including 19.2 miles.
Stop by A&W for Rootbeer Floats afterwards.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:5148 ft / 1569 m
    Distance:17.2 mi / 27.7 km
    Route:Vivian Creek Trail
    Trailhead:Vivian Creek Trailhead  6351 ft / 1935 m
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:5 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:3 Hours 45 Minutes

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