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Ascent of Briones Peak on 2015-08-21

Climber: Rick Peterson

Date:Friday, August 21, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Briones Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:1483 ft / 452 m

Ascent Trip Report

I started at the end of Briones Rd. off Alhambra Valley Rd. There is a parking area with detailed topographic maps at the trailhead with distances and everything. Followed Old Briones Rd. trail up to the Briones Crest trail and to the top. There is a bench on top with a view of Carquinez Bridge, Mt Diablo ,etc. Carried my daughter Maria.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:500 ft / 153 m
    Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Route:Briones Crest
    Trailhead:Briones trail head  983 ft / 299 m
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:1 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:45 Minutes



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