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Ascent of Collins Benchmark on 2019-03-29

Climber: Greg Gerlach

Others in Party:Laura Newman
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Friday, March 29, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Collins Benchmark
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:4559 ft / 1389 m

Ascent Trip Report

Laura and I ascended the peak from the west, starting at an open gate located along Lost Valley Road, which leads to a Boy Scout camp. This is the second time that I have done Peak 4695 - Collins Benchmark - Knob Benchmark as a semi-loop (please see my 02-08-2014 Collins BM trip report and GPS track for info on my first ascent), and our route and route finding was an improvement from my first ascent. Also, our round trip time was 11.5 hours. Trip stats and GPS track include ascents of all three peaks.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:5000 ft / 1523 m
    Total Elevation Loss:5000 ft / 1523 m
    Round-Trip Distance:13.9 mi / 22.4 km
    Grade/Class:Class 1
Descent (To Destination) Statistics
    Gain on way in:1105 ft / 336 m
    Loss on way in:1825 ft / 556 m
    Distance:6 mi / 9.7 km
    Route:See GPS track & trip report
    Start Trailhead:Lost Valley Road  5279 ft / 1609 m
Ascent (From Destination) Statistics
    Loss on way out:3175 ft / 967 m
    Gain on way out:3895 ft / 1187 m
    Distance:7.9 mi / 12.7 km
    Route:See GPS track & trip report
    End Trailhead:Lost Valley Road  5279 ft / 1609 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


 GPS Waypoints - Hover or click to see name and lat/long
Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Greg Gerlach
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Note: GPS Tracks may not be accurate, and may not show the best route. Do not follow this route blindly. Conditions change frequently. Use of a GPS unit in the outdoors, even with a pre-loaded track, is no substitute for experience and good judgment. Peakbagger.com accepts NO responsibility or liability from use of this data.

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