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Ascent of Malapai Hill on 2015-02-14

Climber: Trevor Kent

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, February 14, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Malapai Hill
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:4280 ft / 1304 m

Ascent Trip Report

Drive down the dirt Geology Tour Road till you get to mile marker #7 there is a nice place to park on your right as you head south from Parl Blvd. You'll ne roughly parallel or directly east of Malapai Hill (volcanic black hill surrounded by a totally flat valley. Then head straight for it. No crazy obstacles to avoid or go around.

Red can on top has register.

No one around.

I saw some lizards and bugs.

My 20th Sierra Club Lower Peak.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:460 ft / 140 m
    Total Elevation Loss:460 ft / 140 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.4 mi / 2.3 km
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Bushwhack
    Nights Spent:0 nights away from roads
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear
80F
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:460 ft / 140 m
    Distance:0.7 mi / 1.1 km
    Route:Eastern Face
    Start Trailhead:Geology Tour Road mile marker #7  3820 ft / 1164 m
    Time:0 Days 0 Hours 22 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:460 ft / 140 m
    Distance:0.8 mi / 1.2 km
    Route:Eastern Face
    End Trailhead:Geology Tour Road mile marker #7  3820 ft / 1164 m
    Time:0 Days 0 Hours 21 Minutes



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