Ascent of San Jacinto Peak on 2009-07-11

Climber: Amin Faraday

Date:Saturday, July 11, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:San Jacinto Peak
    Elevation:10839 ft / 3303 m

Ascent Trip Report

**Done with HPS Sierra Club (2nd time to summit)
Leaders: Wayne Bannister, Ted Lubeshkoff, Bill Simpson
Peaks: Folly (10,480'), San Jacinto (10,804'), Jean (10,670'), Marion (10,320'), and Drury (10,160') in that order.
Stats: 15 miles, +5200' gain via Marion Mountain Trail

**1st time to summit (11/2008): (with friend) Via Marion Mountain Trail - 11.2 miles RT, +4400' gain

**3rd time to summit (8/02/2009): (with friend) Via the Tram - 11 miles RT, +2300' gain

**4th time to summit (8/08/2009): (with friend) Via the Fuller Ridge Trail - 14.5 miles RT, +4100' gain (10.5 hours total)

**4th time to summit (8/08/2009): (with friend) Via the Fuller Ridge Trail - 14.5 mile RT, +4100' gain

**5th time ATTEMPT: Skyline hike (Friday night 11/27 - Sat. 11/28):
-10 miles, +8400' gain to Tram (8,450'). Stopped there. Friend
was wet and snow was too much
-with HPS Sierra Club, was in Fast Group led by Wayne Vollaire
and Gred De Hoogh.
-Started 11:55 PM 11/27 in Palm Springs @ 470', finished 8:05 AM
at Tram ---> Total Time = 8 hr 10 min (with snow)
-lotsa snow ~6,000+ feet. Lost trail several times. Saw snow
flurries ~5,000'.
-hike could have been faster paced.

**5th time: SIERRA CLUB HPS-Led Hike
-San Jacinto Six (Sunday, Aug. 1, 2010) - Cornell Peak (9750'), Jean Peak (10,670'), Marion Mountain (10,320'), Drury Peak (10,160'), Folly Peak (10,480'), and San Jacinto Peak (10,804') in that order

-Leaders: Peter and Ignacia Doggett
-Stats: 13.5 miles total, +4500'....took Sid Davis trail en route to Cornell Peak to shave off distance (used this trail coming back later in the day) get to Jean, went cross-country up a gully crossing over eventually then crossed the trail during 1st or 2nd switchback and then went up East side of Jean (lots of fun rock bouldering to get to the summit)
-Total Time: 11 hr 5 min

*** 6X: Saturday, July 16, 2011
Loop hike with co-worker and his friend: 19 miles RT, +5200'
Total Time (me): 9 hr 20 min
Start: 7:41 AM
Summit: 12:23 PM (4 hr 42 min from trailhead)
Finish: 5:01 PM

Fluids: Carried 3 L of water, 0.5 L Gatorade (Drank 1.25 L on the way up and 0.25 L of Gatorade)
Weather: Blue Skies the whole day

*** 7X: Saturday, June 1, 2013 via Marion Mountain Trailhead, did Folly Peak as well. Car to Car: 7 hr 45 min (3 hr 35 to summit)
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