Ascent of Sierra El Mayor High Point on 2010-02-20
|Others in Party:||John Strauch|
and our guide Alejandro
|Date:||Saturday, February 20, 2010|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
|Peak:||Sierra El Mayor High Point|
| Elevation:||940 m / 3084 ft|
Ascent Trip ReportTrailhead was the indigenous Cucapa Indian Museum across Hwy. 5 from the peak. The matriarch is Innocencia (74 years old) who agreed to watch our cars, and then volunteered her nephew Alejandro to guide us as he had already summitted 7x previously. We had perfect weather, partly cloudy and cool, and it took almost 11 hours, with approximately 4,000+ feet of gain. We did camp nearby on open land to get an early morning start.
|Summary Total Data|
| Grade/Class:||class 2+|
| Route Conditions:||Open Country, Exposed Scramble|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles, Guide|
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