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Ascent of Vetter Mountain on 2019-12-02

Climber: Winnette Butler

Others in Party:Ginny Heringer
Terry Ginsberg/Pam Allen
Carole Scurlock
Don Siminski
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Monday, December 2, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Vetter Mountain
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:5908 ft / 1800 m

Ascent Trip Report

Snowshoed up the main road from the turnoff on Angeles Crest Highway. The road was fully covered (one foot +) with snow. Had lunch on the cement steps of the lookout after kicking off the accumulated ice and snow. Construction is moving along, with sides and roof of the building now in place. Current expected completion date is now mid-January. Very pleasant weather, with no wind and excellent visibility. Mt. Baldy and many more mountains covered in snow. Absolutely beautiful. Lots of snowmen along the road up. People were obviously very busy over the weekend.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:500 ft / 152 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Snowshoes
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:500 ft / 152 m
    Distance:3.5 mi / 5.6 km
    Start Trailhead:5408 ft / 1648 m
Descent Statistics



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