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Ascent of Onyx Peak on 2009-09-26

Climber: Amin Faraday

Date:Saturday, September 26, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Onyx Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:9113 ft / 2777 m

Ascent Trip Report

***Solo hike
Peaks: Gold Mountain (8,235'), Delamar Mountain (8,398'), Little Bear Peak (7,621'), and Onyx Peak #1 (9,113') in that order
Stats: (TOTAL) 11 miles RT, +2,250' gain with a drive between
each peak.
BREAKDOWN:
*Gold Mtn = 3.4 mi RT, +900' (Route 1)
*Delamar Mtn = 1.5 mi RT, +600' (Alternate Route = PCT 1/3
mi followed by jeep road)
*Little Bear Peak = 2.2 mi, +300' (Route 1, distance
here is a little longer since gate was closed)
*Onyx Peak #1 = 4 mi RT, +450' (Route 1, distance here is
a little longer since my low vehicle car couldn't make it
all the way; only drove 1 mi. in and even that was a
little rough)


****2x: 3/26/2010
(Sierra Club HPS Hike)
Leaders: Mars Bonfire and Dave Comerzan
Peaks: Onyx Peak #1 (9113'), Heart Bar Peak (8332'), and Constance Peak (6645') in that order
Stats: 7.5 miles, +2520', with a drive between each peak. 2 of the peaks were actual snowshoe climbs. Very fun!!!

Breakdown:
(1) Onyx Peak #1: 2 mi RT, +670', Snowshoe hike to summit
via Pathfinder route (not in HPS guide)
(2) Hear Bear Peak: 1.5 mi RT, +1100', Snowshoe hike to summit via Pathfinder route (not in HPS guide)
(3) Constance Peak: 4 mi RT, +750', Pathfinder Route, some snow but didn't need to snowshoe
Summary Total Data



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