Ascent of Sugarloaf Hill on 2014-10-22

Climber: Frederick Johnson

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Summit:Car
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Sugarloaf Hill
    Elevation:520 ft / 158 m

Ascent Trip Report

Take Livorna Rd from I-680S in Walnut Creek to Trotter Way; left at Lariat Ct, then left to its end and the TH for Sugarloaf Open Space. Ample on-street parking in this attractive residential area. Climb the hill on the broad fire road from here to the Ridge Top Tr. The small summit hill, marked with several conifers, is encircled by the fire road. Good panoramic views, particularly of Mt. Diablo and Shell Ridge Open Space.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:90 ft / 27 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    Route:Lariat Ct Tr
    Trailhead:Lariat Ct  430 ft / 131 m
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time:15 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:10 Minutes

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