Ascent of El Cajon Mountain on 2012-05-15

Climber: Don Raether

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:El Cajon Mountain
    Elevation:3675 ft / 1120 m

Ascent Trip Report

Good trail/route although steep in places. Jerry Schad says 4000' of gain/loss. I believe that! A warm day, not hot, I drank 3+ liters of water.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3932 ft / 1198 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1800 ft / 548 m
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3032 ft / 924 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 2132 ft / 650 m; Extra: 900 ft / 274m
    Loss on way in:900 ft / 274 m
    Distance:5.5 mi / 8.9 km
    Start Trailhead:Wildcat Canyon Rd.  1543 ft / 470 m
    Time:3 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:900 ft / 274 m
    Gain on way out:900 ft / 274 m
    Time:3 Hours 

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