Ascent of Tongva Peak on 2019-03-23

Climber: Michael Sullivan

Others in Party:Shelly Britton
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, March 23, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Tongva Peak
    Elevation:2656 ft / 809 m

Ascent Trip Report

Verdugo Mountains Traverse

Mount La Tuna - Peak 2256 - Peak 2646 - Wildwood Peak - Sheep Corral Peak - Verdugo Mountain - Tongva Peak - Mount Thom

Distance: 12.5 miles
Elevation gain/loss: 3264 ft / 3236 ft
Moving time: 5:03
Stopped time: 2:34
Moving speed: 2.5 mph

West to East traverse starting at Olivia Terrace TH for Chandler Fire Rd and ending at Sunshine Drive TH. Combination of dirt roads, motorways, fire roads, single tracks, and use trails. Stopped many times for wildflower photos, various chairs, benches and picnic tables, as well as a nice break at the Tree Of Life. Even came upon a geocache while exploring on the final leg. Chilly overcast day with a light breeze made for perfect hiking weather. Lyft driver arrived in just 5 minutes to pick us at the endpoint and drive us back to the start. Some good Mexican food and a nice hotel in Burbank ended an awesome day!

Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Part of Trip: Verdugo Traverse

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Mount La Tuna2019-03-23 a 
2Peak 22562019-03-23 b 
3Peak 26462019-03-23 c 
4Wildwood Peak2019-03-23 d 
5Sheep Corral Peak2019-03-23 e 
6Verdugo Mountain2019-03-23 f 
7Tongva Peak2019-03-23 g 
8Mount Thom2019-03-23 h 
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Michael Sullivan
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