Ascent of Palomar Mountain on 2016-10-27

Climber: Nate B

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Thursday, October 27, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Palomar Mountain
    Elevation:6140 ft / 1871 m

Ascent Trip Report

Headed down to the start of James Barlow's less traveled path and some forest dude said "I was on the top of the mountain". I proceeded to a spot on the road that suited itself to trip, and bushwacked over to the truck trail. Headed to the summit and the tower was open with two retired Navy Chiefs at the top. They were surprised to see me. I got inducted into the Ancient and Honorable Order of Squirrels. - Got the card and everything.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:704 ft / 215 m
    Elevation Loss:620 ft / 189 m
    Distance:5.4 mi / 8.7 km
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Bushwhack
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:704 ft / 215 m
    Distance:2.9 mi / 4.7 km
    Trailhead:5436 ft / 1656 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:620 ft / 189 m
    Distance:2.5 mi / 4 km
    Trailhead:5520 ft / 1682 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Palomar

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Palomar Observatory2016-10-27
2Birch Hill2016-10-27
3Palomar Mountain2016-10-27
4Boucher Hill2016-10-27
5Bernardo Mountain2016-10-27
6Battle Mountain2016-10-27
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Nate B
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