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Ascent of Sheep Mountain on 2012-03-30

Climber: Mat Kelliher

Others in Party:Tanya Roton
Benny Chong
Winnette Butler
Leila Karimi
Dominic Alletto
Sharon Kirk
Bruce Craig
Pat Vaughn
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Friday, March 30, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Sheep Mountain
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:5141 ft / 1566 m

Ascent Trip Report

***Sierra Club HPS, DPS, WTC Outing***
led by me and Patrick Vaughn

Three day, two night backpacking trip to get Sheep and Martinez Mtns.

Day 1 pack in to camp at Cactus Spring with a stop at Horse Thief Creek to fill up on water for the weekend. Set up camp and then get Sheep Mtn.

Day 2 dayhike to Martinez Mtn via Cactus Spring Trail and Ridge route then back to camp.

Day 3 pack out.

Mileage and gain for entire trip
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:6000 ft / 1828 m
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Open Country
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:6000 ft / 1828 m
    Distance:21 mi / 33.8 km
    Route:Cactus Spring Trail, XC
    Start Trailhead:-859 ft / -261 m
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Sheep & Martinez (2 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Sheep Mountain2012-03-306000 ft / 1829 m
2Martinez Mountain2012-03-316000 ft / 1829 m
Total Trip Gain: 12000 ft / 3658 m



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