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Ascent of Chimney Peak on 2014-05-30

Climber: Vic Hanson

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Friday, May 30, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Motorcycle
Peak:Chimney Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:7994 ft / 2436 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hiked the PCT from Canebrake Road but didn't check map and went beyond the peak, thinking it was on the other side of the PCT, saw a peak with an antenna on it and figured that must be it. Then checked the map and saw I had gone by the correct peak by quite a bit! I also went beyond the true summit to see if the next peak was higher. 14.7 miles, 6 hr. 30 min. total.

Strava track of hike: http://www.strava.com/activities/147729685
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2977 ft / 907 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2977 ft / 907 m
    Round-Trip Distance:14.7 mi / 23.7 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2977 ft / 907 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 2402 ft / 732 m; Extra: 575 ft / 175m
    Loss on way in:575 ft / 175 m
    Distance:8.3 mi / 13.4 km
    Route:PCT
    Start Trailhead:PCT Canebrake Road crossing  5592 ft / 1704 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:2402 ft / 732 m
    Distance:6.4 mi / 10.3 km
    Route:PCT
    End Trailhead:PCT Canebrake Road crossing  5592 ft / 1704 m



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