Ascent of Palomar Mountain on 2009-08-11
|Date:||Tuesday, August 11, 2009|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||6140 ft / 1871 m|
Ascent Trip ReportFollowed a previous trip report, parking at the Oak Grove fire station and taking a well-signed trail up to meet Oak Grove Road. Took 5.5 hours roundtrip with little stopping, maybe 10-12 miles? It would be possible to add another 3 miles to hike over to Palomar Observatory along a fire road. The Observatory gives tours and is nestled in a lovely spot: http://www.astro.caltech.edu/palomar/
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