Ascent of Rose Peak on 1986-04-20

Climber: Frederick Johnson

Others in Party:Don De Fremery and Jerry Borges
leaders of this Sierra Club hike
Date:Sunday, April 20, 1986
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Rose Peak
    Elevation:3817 ft / 1163 m

Ascent Trip Report

A 19-mile hike on the Ohlone Wilderness Regional Trail from the Lichen Bark TH at Lake Del Valle in Del Valle Regional Park to the Sunol Regional Wilderness visitor center at the end of Geary Road. Principal stops were at Schlieper Rock, Rose Peak for a relaxing 45-minute lunch, and at the Sunol backpack camping area. This is one of the very best hikes in the Bay Area.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3067 ft / 934 m
    Total Elevation Loss:3417 ft / 1041 m
    Round-Trip Distance:19 mi / 30.6 km
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3067 ft / 934 m
    Distance:9.5 mi / 15.3 km
    Route:Ohlone Wilderness Regional Tr
    Start Trailhead:Del Valle Regional Park  750 ft / 228 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:3417 ft / 1041 m
    Distance:9.5 mi / 15.3 km
    Route:Ohlone Wilderness Regional Tr
    End Trailhead:Sunol Visitor Center  400 ft / 121 m

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