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Ascent of Corte Madera Mountain on 2016-12-08

Climber: Ginger Partyka

Others in Party:Nichole Sterioti -- Trip Report or GPS Track
Date:Thursday, December 8, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Corte Madera Mountain
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:4657 ft / 1419 m

Ascent Trip Report

My second time doing Corte Madera and Los Pinos, but loved it equally the second time. Parked here. The road to the parking was much improved since last time I was here. It can be driven by any car.

We took the Espinosa Trail to the saddle then headed right and on up to Corte Madera via the nice trail. Headed back down, and took the fire road to Los Pinos. I recommend coming down from Los Pinos around sunset as the view west through the valley beneath Corte Madera is stunning.

The GPS tracks here are likely the most standard route to grab both peaks in a single trip if you're keen to hike instead of drive.

3D GPS Visualization Here
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1320 ft / 402 m
    Elevation Loss:628 ft / 191 m
    Distance:5.5 mi / 8.9 km
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1320 ft / 402 m
    Distance:3.5 mi / 5.6 km
    Trailhead:3337 ft / 1017 m
    Time Up:1 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:628 ft / 191 m
    Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Trailhead:4029 ft / 1228 m
    Time Down:45 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Corte and Pinos

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
 Los Pinos Mountain2016-12-08
1Corte Madera Mountain2016-12-08
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


 GPS Waypoints - Hover or click to see name and lat/long
Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Ginger Partyka
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Note: GPS Tracks may not be accurate, and may not show the best route. Do not follow this route blindly. Conditions change frequently. Use of a GPS unit in the outdoors, even with a pre-loaded track, is no substitute for experience and good judgment. Peakbagger.com accepts NO responsibility or liability from use of this data.

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