Ascent of Saddleback Mountain-The Horn on 2018-12-31
|Date:||Monday, December 31, 2018|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
|Peak:||Saddleback Mountain-The Horn|
| Elevation:||4041 ft / 1231 m|
Ascent Trip ReportUp and over Saddleback to the Horn. Talked to the groundskeepers who gave the scoop:
-Easiest way up and over is to go to the last condos, all the way to the left, and to follow a path to the cut trail
-They maintain a trail for skinners to the top of the ski area
Trail was mostly ice/crusty snow from the summit over to the Horn. Overall a very easy day - but look out for the snow in the forecast, as there is a treed-in portion in the col between the two summits that likely gets a lot of snow drift.
Overall my GPS mapped me at around 6.5 total miles, a solid mile shorter than I anticipated but not surprised
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