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Ascent of Needle Peak on 2016-03-18

Climber: Greg Gerlach

Others in Party:John Bregar
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Friday, March 18, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Needle Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:5801 ft / 1768 m

Ascent Trip Report

John and I drove into the Willow Spring trailhead from Highway 127 per the DPS guide; the road required a high clearance 4x once past the Warm Springs Mining Camp. From Willow Spring, we followed DPS Route A to the top.
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Needle Peak from the west (2016-03-18). Photo by Greg Gerlach.
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Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2650 ft / 808 m
    Elevation Loss:2650 ft / 808 m
    Distance:6.7 mi / 10.8 km
    Grade/Class:Class 2
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:2650 ft / 808 m
    Distance:3.3 mi / 5.4 km
    Route:DPS Route A
    Trailhead:Willow Springs  3151 ft / 960 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:2650 ft / 808 m
    Distance:3.3 mi / 5.4 km
    Route:DPS Route A
    Trailhead:Willow Springs   3151 ft / 960 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Greg Gerlach
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