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Ascent of Mount Tamalpais-East Peak on 2021-04-24

Climber: Edward Rice

Others in Party:AN
LN
Date:Saturday, April 24, 2021
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Carpool
Peak:Mount Tamalpais-East Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:2572 ft / 783 m

Ascent Trip Report

Nice patchy-foggy day for a climb. Had to dodge mountain bikes on the way up Eldridge Road, but it was plenty wide and climbed gradually. The summit was crowded, but the rest of the hike wasn't. The way down on Colier Spring Trail was extremely steep.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2672 ft / 814 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2672 ft / 814 m
    Round-Trip Distance:9.7 mi / 15.7 km
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2228 ft / 679 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1844 ft / 562 m; Extra: 384 ft / 117m
    Loss on way in:384 ft / 117 m
    Distance:5.6 mi / 8.9 km
    Route:Eldridge Trail
    Start Trailhead:Lagunitas  728 ft / 221 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:2288 ft / 697 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 1844 ft / 562 m; Extra: 444 ft / 135m
    Gain on way out:444 ft / 135 m
    Distance:4.2 mi / 6.7 km
    Route:Colier Spring Trail
    End Trailhead:Lagunitas  728 ft / 221 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Tam from Lagunitas

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Pilot Knob2021-04-24 
2Mount Tamalpais-East Peak2021-04-242672 ft / 814 m
3Mount Tamalpais-Middle Peak2021-04-25 
Total Trip Gain: 2672 ft / 814 m    Total Trip Loss: 2672 ft / 814 m



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