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Ascent of Beacon Point on 2020-06-27

Climber: Daniel Dolan

Others in Party:Maddie Dolan
Date:Saturday, June 27, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Beacon Point
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:7501 ft / 2286 m

Ascent Trip Report

Parked at a bend in the dirt road about a half-mile from Henness Pass Rd. Continued following the road for another 2+ miles. Cut off-trail at a meadow on the southern ridge to the summit. No trail from this point, but mostly easy walking until just before the top. A short section of bushwacking awaits at the finish. It wasn't quite doable for PhoebsDog, so we took turns summiting while the other watched the pup.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1701 ft / 518 m
    Total Elevation Loss:400 ft / 121 m
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1701 ft / 518 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1301 ft / 397 m; Extra: 400 ft / 121m
    Loss on way in:400 ft / 121 m
    Distance:6 mi / 9.7 km
    Start Trailhead:6200 ft / 1889 m
    Time:1 Hours 21 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 5 Minutes



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