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Ascent of Bertha Peak on 2019-11-01

Climber: George Christiansen

Others in Party:Patricia Arredondo
Date:Friday, November 1, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Bertha Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:8201 ft / 2499 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hiked from the east on the PCT from Van Dusen Canyon Road. This was on November 1, and noted on the way in that this road is locked from November 1 thru May. The gate was open and I left a note on the lock indicating our entry time and expected exit. A nice PCT walk to the steep Jeep road to the summit (the normal HPS Route). We considered cross country (I did, not Pat) direct from the PCT to the summit, but it is very steep, with downfall and brush.
Approx six miles RT. This was 199 “pathfinders” for me, 999 HPS Peaks, and one short of a third list completion. BFD, but it’s fun.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by George Christiansen
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