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Ascent of Sonora Peak in 1970-07

Climber: Frederick Johnson

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:July, 1970
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Sonora Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:11459 ft / 3492 m

Ascent Trip Report

From the St. Marys Pass TH on CA 108 about a west of Sonora Pass, I followed the jeep track and unmaintained trail 1.2 miles to St. Marys Pass, then made my way up over a bump and across a plateau to climb the SW talus slopes of Sonora Peak. I encountered some use trails on the way. Great views of the northern Sierra from the top.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2032 ft / 619 m
    Distance:4.5 mi / 7.2 km
    Route:SW slopes from St Marys Pass
    Trailhead:St. Marys Pass TH  9427 ft / 2873 m
    Grade/Class:Class 1-2
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Open Country
    Weather:Good



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