Ascent of Saddleback Mountain on 1987-09-26
|Date:||Saturday, September 26, 1987|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||4120 ft / 1255 m|
Ascent Trip ReportClimbed up a snowy ski slope to the beautiful ridge of this mountain -- it was scoured by glaciers. Hiked down the ridge to the Horn -- found an abandoned, collapsed tent filled with soaked gear along the way. When I turned around at the Horn to go back to Saddleback, I could see big grey clouds rushing towards me. I was in a roaring blizzard by the time I got back to the ski slope, but I dropped below the storm quickly when I started down the ski slope. Back at the bottom, the weather had turned almost sunny.
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| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail|
| Weather:||Snowing, Windy, White-out|
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