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Ascent of San Gorgonio Mountain on 2012-07-15

Climber: Marit Chrislock-Lauterbach

Date:Sunday, July 15, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:San Gorgonio Mountain
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:11499 ft / 3504 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hike with the LA Sierra Club HPS outings group - nice day, steady pace and bagged Jepson and Dobbs in the process. Ascend via Vivian Creek TH to San G, some XC to Jepson Peak, more XC to Dobbs Peak, and then descend Dobbs ridge to Vivian Creek and 2 mile hike back to the TH. LONG day - 10:30 of hiking, and approx 16 miles + covered. Dobbs ridge is HARD descending - lots of loss in a short time, no trail, and slippery. Definitely recommend hiking poles. One member of the group even wore microspikes to keep from slipping (she was the only one who didn't). Fun day in the mountains.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:6400 ft / 1950 m
    Total Elevation Loss:800 ft / 243 m
    Round-Trip Distance:16 mi / 25.7 km
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:6400 ft / 1950 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 5600 ft / 1706 m; Extra: 800 ft / 243m
    Loss on way in:800 ft / 243 m
    Distance:8 mi / 12.9 km
    Route:Vivian Creek
    Start Trailhead:5899 ft / 1798 m
Descent Statistics
    Distance:8 mi / 12.9 km
    Route:Dobbs Ridge to Vivian Creek



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