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Ascent of Peak 1839 on 2019-03-16

Climber: Greg Sweel

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Saturday, March 16, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Peak 1839
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:1839 ft / 560 m

Ascent Trip Report

Parked on Sunnycrest Drive at the Doubletree Connector trailhead. Followed a fireroad up to a ridge and then down into Palo Comado Canyon. Crossed a small creek and turned right (south) and proceeded a little over 500 feet to a quick left (east) turn up the Ranch Center Trail. Good signage. Followed this fireroad steeply up to the ridge separating Palo Camado and Cheeseboro Canyons. At the ridge, turned right (south) and up to the summit. Very clear and windy on top. Wildflowers starting to emerge. Views out to the snow covered San Gabriel Mountains. No register located, but a "LA County Survey Control Systems" witness benchmark, stamped 1968 and marked "Seminole I3" had an arrow pointing south. This area recently burned and is now recovering.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:774 ft / 235 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Route:Ranch Center Trail
    Trailhead:Doubletree Connector  1065 ft / 324 m
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Windy, Clear
Sunny, 75 degrees, windy on top.
Ascent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time:45 Minutes



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