Ascent of Clamshell Peak on 2008-12-28

Climber: Srikant Jayaraman

Date:Sunday, December 28, 2008
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Clamshell Peak
    Elevation:4360 ft / 1328 m

Ascent Trip Report

The route up Clamshell Ridge was extremely brushy and wasn't easy to follow -- lots of stray game trails wandering off to nowhere. After knocking off so much pollen, I was itchy and sneezing for several days afterwards.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3240 ft / 987 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3240 ft / 987 m
    Distance:4.7 mi / 7.6 km
    Route:Clamshell Ridge/Clamshell Road/Rincon Road/Sawpit
    Start Trailhead:Ridgeside Dr, Monrovia, Calif  1120 ft / 341 m
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Monrovia

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Clamshell Peak2008-12-283240 ft / 988 m
2Rankin Peak2008-12-28931 ft / 284 m
3Monrovia Peak2008-12-28218 ft / 66 m
Total Trip Gain: 4389 ft / 1338 m    Total Trip Loss: 4389 ft / 1338 m

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