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Ascent of Rattlesnake Peak on 2018-10-25

Climber: Vic Hanson

Date:Thursday, October 25, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Rattlesnake Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:5826 ft / 1775 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hiked from the Parking area at the locked gate on Schumacher Rd., through both tunnels, then up to the ridge just past the large water tank in the gully. This is a steep climb on a poor use trail, with numerous optional paths. Definitely a hard climb for only a 5er!
Edit on 11/27. I talked to some other hikers coming down from Iron Mtn. today and found out that I took the hard route, there is an easier one that starts before the first tunnel!
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3626 ft / 1105 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack, Scramble
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3626 ft / 1105 m
    Distance:11 mi / 17.7 km
    Start Trailhead:2200 ft / 670 m
Descent Statistics



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