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Ascent of Frankish Peak on 2018-11-13

Climber: Sandy Lara

Date:Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Frankish Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:4198 ft / 1279 m

Ascent Trip Report

Decided to do Frankish and Stoddard since I had to be back for a DPS meeting and these were close enough. Started out very windy and cold, but when we rounded a corner to get out of the canyon with the Baldy road the wind virtually stopped and it was comfortably cool (warm when going up hill). Lots of bushwhacking on the final road to Frankish. We went up the ridge/firebreak but came down the brushy road as the firebreak was steep with pea gravel and loose stuff. Recommend taking loppers and clippers to help the route. The rest of the road route getting to this point is mostly clear and moves quickly. Stats include Stoddard.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3000 ft / 914 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3000 ft / 914 m
    Distance:14 mi / 22.5 km
    Start Trailhead:1198 ft / 365 m
Descent Statistics



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