Ascent of Mount San Antonio on 2008-11-29
|Others in Party:||Brandon|
|Date:||Saturday, November 29, 2008|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
|Peak:||Mount San Antonio|
| Elevation:||10064 ft / 3067 m|
Ascent Trip ReportThe trip started at 9am at Angels Falls. We then hiked the two miles to the ski hut, were we stopped for a bit to rest. Once we left there then trail became icy then snow covered. The last mile involved a scramble over snow covered rocks and a difficult uphill hike through 5 inches of snow. The summit was very windy (45mph gust). The plan was to cross the the Devils Backbone to Mt Hardwood but the icy conditions and high winds made it uncrossable without crampon's.
|Summary Total Data|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Snow Climb|
| Gear Used:||Hut Camp|
| Weather:||Cold, Extremely Windy, Clear|
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