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Ascent of Three Peaks on 2019-06-06

Climber: Andrew Kirmse

Others in Party:David Sanger
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Thursday, June 6, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Three Peaks
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:3379 ft / 1029 m

Ascent Trip Report

A fire lookout previously sat on top of the easternmost and highest of the three summits here. Given that we’d seen no one on the upper part of the road today, we parked directly under the saddle between the middle and east peaks, and dove in to what was either a faint use trail, or just a break in the brush. Reaching the saddle, we turned right and continued through some branches and poison oak to the summit area, where there are some large rock outcroppings and a big metal pole sticking out of the ground. We passed to the right of the outcroppings along what may have previously been a road bed, doubling back to finding the highest rock on the east end. Some metal bars and poured concrete are the only remnants of the lookout. The highest rock has good views north over Fort Hunter Liggett.

Photos
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View east from the summit rock that used to house the lookout building (2019-06-06). Photo by Andrew Kirmse.
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Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:129 ft / 39 m
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Scramble
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:129 ft / 39 m
    Distance:0.3 mi / 0.5 km
    Start Trailhead:3250 ft / 990 m
Descent Statistics
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Andrew Kirmse
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