Ascent of San Gorgonio Mountain on 2009-05-23

Climber: Joseph Hirniak

Date:Saturday, May 23, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:San Gorgonio Mountain
    Elevation:11499 ft / 3504 m

Ascent Trip Report

Started at about 4:14 am from Vivian Creek Trailhead. Summited at 1030 hr; left summit at 10:48 hr. Back at car by 2:48 pm. Very long climb but beautiful.
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The summit of San Gorgonio from the Vivial Creek Trail (2009-05-23). Photo by Joseph Hirniak.
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Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:5420 ft / 1652 m
    Round-Trip Distance:15.6 mi / 25.1 km
    Route:Vivian Creek
    Trailhead:6079 ft / 1852 m
    Quality:10 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time:6 Hours 16 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:4 Hours 0 Minutes

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