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Ascent of Rattlesnake Mountain on 2018-10-21

Climber: Marcus Lostracco

Others in Party:Whiley Hall
Date:Sunday, October 21, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Rattlesnake Mountain
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:5396 ft / 1644 m

Ascent Trip Report

A very fun an rewarding little hike off the side of the road in the Alabama Hills. Amazing views of the Eastern Sierras from the summit. The summit is actually a >6 ft rock requiring a class 3 move to get on top of. This little hike has a little bit of everything - great for a quick one on the way back down to San Diego after a weekend of peakbagging and a big breakfast at the Alabama Hills Cafe!

Sometimes the most unassuming things in life can be the most rewarding
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:500 ft / 152 m
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Chilly in Lone Pine and warm in the Alabama Hills
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:500 ft / 152 m
    Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Route:South slope
    Start Trailhead:4896 ft / 1492 m
    Time:45 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:20 Minutes



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