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Ascent of McDonald Peak on 2019-07-20

Climber: Aaron Kissel

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, July 20, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:McDonald Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:6870 ft / 2093 m

Ascent Trip Report

Fairly steep hike from the road with lots of foxtails but also quite pleasant. There is a great view from the top and it's a short hike (excluding the long drive in).
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:459 ft / 139 m
    Total Elevation Loss:459 ft / 139 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:459 ft / 139 m
    Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    Route:North Ridge
    Start Trailhead:6411 ft / 1954 m
    Time:13 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:459 ft / 139 m
    Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    Route:North Ridge
    End Trailhead:6411 ft / 1954 m
    Time:11 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Aaron Kissel
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