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Ascent of Avawatz Peak on 2014-03-10

Climber: Don Raether

Date:Monday, March 10, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Avawatz Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:6155 ft / 1876 m

Ascent Trip Report

I drove in 4.6 miles and camped. The road is very rough and this is as far as I thought I should take my Jeep Liberty (35.51381/116.25398). I met Craig Jargow and party at the highway turnoff and he was kind enough to give me some info on the road in and where they had spent the night. They summited on the 9th. A sraight forward hike up the canyon a little route finding to gain the ridge and a very windy up and down to the summit. Great view!! I was back at the car at 4pm and spent the night.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:4955 ft / 1509 m
    Extra Gain:400 ft / 121 m
    Round-Trip Distance:13.6 mi / 21.9 km
    Trailhead:4.6 miles from Hwy 127  2000 ft / 609 m
    Grade/Class:2
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Very Windy
Ascent Statistics
    Time:4 Hours 30 Minutes



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