Ascent of San Jacinto Peak on 2011-06-04
|Date:||Saturday, June 4, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
|Peak:||San Jacinto Peak|
| Elevation:||10839 ft / 3303 m|
Ascent Trip ReportLeft Marion Mountain Trailhead at 0550 hrs., and summitted at 0957 hrs. Left summit at 1010 hrs. Good weather but windy and brisk at summit. Plenty of snow on ground at Little Round Valley and switchbacks above. Difficult to find trail as snowbanks still covered path. Got lost on the return because trail was covered with snow. Returned to trailhead at 1320 hrs where I started.
San Jacinto (C) and Tahquitz (R) from Cahuilla Mountain Trail (2014-02-23). Photo by Joseph Hirniak.
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|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||4479 ft / 1365 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||10.6 mi / 17.1 km|
| Route:||Marion Mountain/Deer Springs Trails|
| Trailhead:||Marion Mountain Trailhead 6360 ft / 1938 m|
| Grade/Class:||Class 2|
| Quality:||7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Windy, Clear|
clear comfortable, cold and brisk at summit because fo wind.
| Time:||4 Hours 7 Minutes|
| Time:||3 Hours 10 Minutes|
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