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Ascent of Mount Lola on 2016-09-02

Climber: Eric Kassan

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Friday, September 2, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Mount Lola
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:9148 ft / 2788 m

Ascent Trip Report

Wanting to do another peak after this one, I took the road east of the trail to reduce my distance and gain. I could have driven another half mile, or more if I felt like chancing a bridge which might have held a vehicle. That road was rough and required high clearance, and a willingness to have the vehicle scratched by bushes on both sides.

The trail was good and easy to follow. From the summit, following the ridge was easy enough, and one can descend the ridge practically anywhere, though I did run into a bit of brush and a wet meadow, but neither were a big deal.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1888 ft / 575 m
    Elevation Loss:1888 ft / 575 m
    Distance:7.6 mi / 12.2 km
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Open Country
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1788 ft / 545 m
    Distance:3.7 mi / 6 km
    Route:Trail from northeast
    Trailhead:Road @ 7360'  7360 ft / 2243 m
    Time Up:1 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:1888 ft / 575 m
    Extra Gain:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:3.9 mi / 6.3 km
    Route:North ridge
    Trailhead:Road @ 7360'  7360 ft / 2243 m
    Time Down:1 Hours 45 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Eric Kassan
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