Ascent of Monte Arido on 2013-09-21

Climber: Mat Kelliher

Date:Saturday, September 21, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Monte Arido
    Elevation:6010 ft / 1831 m

Ascent Trip Report

***Sierra Club Outing***
led by Mat Kelliher, Bill Simpson, Pat Vaughn, Jim Fleming, Laura Franciosi, Bruce Craig.

Second of two peaks (Old Man Mtn & Monte Arido) on this horrifically long slog northwest of Ojai, CA. HPS Route 2 used for each peak. Nearly 100% road hike, with a use trail for about 0.7 miles (each way) to Old Man off the road.

19 Participants signed up, 18 got the peaks. Group was broken up into three sub-groups based on hiking speed. The first two groups came out in about 12.5 hours, the slow group came out in 15.75 hours.

Group included: Mat Kelliher, Tanya Roton, Gary Bowen, Bruce Craig, Pat Vaughn, Laura Franciosi, May Tang, Chris Spisak, Joy Hsieh, Bill Simpson, Lilly Fukui, Mary Varalyay, Norie Varga, Jimmy Quan, George White, Shuyen Yeh, Jim Fleming, Mark Allen, Stella Cheung.

Round trip mileage and gain includes both peaks.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:6000 ft / 1828 m
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:6000 ft / 1828 m
    Distance:26 mi / 41.8 km
    Route:Murietta Canyon to Portero Seco Road
    Start Trailhead:10 ft / 3 m
Descent Statistics
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Mat Kelliher
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