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Ascent of Buena Vista Park High Point on 2019-03-17

Climber: William Musser

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Sunday, March 17, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Buena Vista Park High Point
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:575 ft / 175 m

Ascent Trip Report

My last summit of the day. A large park with a summit visible for many miles. unlike the other summits this has a wooded summit and so limited views. Despite that, it is a very popular hike with a long of use and I shared the journey with at least 30 people. Easy place to grab an UBER. My favorite public summit nearby was the one to the east - Corona Heights Crag.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:105 ft / 32 m
    Total Elevation Loss:20 ft / 6 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    Grade/Class:1
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:105 ft / 32 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 85 ft / 26 m; Extra: 20 ft / 6m
    Loss on way in:20 ft / 6 m
    Distance:0.3 mi / 0.5 km
    Route:see GPS track
    Start Trailhead:saddle between peaks  490 ft / 149 m
Descent Statistics
    Distance:0.2 mi / 0.3 km
    Route:see GPS track
    End Trailhead:Park Entrance   
Ascent Part of Trip: San Francisco-1

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1San Bruno Mountain2019-03-17 a1209 ft / 369 m
3Mount Davidson2019-03-17 c350 ft / 107 m
4Twin Peaks South Peak2019-03-17 d313 ft / 95 m
5Twin Peaks2019-03-17 e112 ft / 34 m
6Twin Peaks-North Peak2019-03-17 f90 ft / 27 m
7Tank Hill2019-03-17 g85 ft / 26 m
8Corona Heights Crag2019-03-17 h110 ft / 34 m
9Buena Vista Park High Point2019-03-17 j105 ft / 32 m
10Bernal Heights2019-03-19 a271 ft / 83 m
11Holly Hill2019-03-19 b120 ft / 37 m
12Visitacion Knob2019-03-19 c490 ft / 149 m
13Sign Hill2019-03-19 d386 ft / 118 m
15Coyote Point Recreation Area Highpoint2019-03-19 e147 ft / 45 m
Total Trip Gain: 3788 ft / 1156 m    Total Trip Loss: 2863 ft / 871 m



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