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Ascent of Bald Benchmark on 2013-12-18

Climber: Don Raether

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Hi-Clearance Vehicle
Peak:Bald Benchmark
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:4079 ft / 1243 m

Ascent Trip Report

What a great hike!! I parked at 34.26487, 115.75165.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2839 ft / 864 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2839 ft / 864 m
    Round-Trip Distance:9.6 mi / 15.4 km
    Grade/Class:2
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2339 ft / 712 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1839 ft / 561 m; Extra: 500 ft / 152m
    Loss on way in:500 ft / 152 m
    Distance:4.8 mi / 7.7 km
    Route:south ridge/east approach
    Start Trailhead:Jep road, 2.5 miles w/o Amboy Rd.  2240 ft / 682 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:2339 ft / 712 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 1839 ft / 561 m; Extra: 500 ft / 152m
    Gain on way out:500 ft / 152 m
    Distance:4.8 mi / 7.7 km
    Route:south ridge
    End Trailhead:Jep road, 2.5 miles w/o Amboy Rd.  2240 ft / 682 m



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