Ascent of Larsen Peak on 2012-05-27

Climber: Frederick Johnson

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Sunday, May 27, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Summit:Car
Peak:Larsen Peak
    Elevation:762 ft / 232 m

Ascent Trip Report

“Larsen Peak” is the unofficial name for the HP of Golden Gate Heights Park. According to Adah Bakalinsky’s “Stairway Walks in San Francisco,” Carl E. Larsen, a Danish restaurateur and local resident, donated land to the city for the Park. A paved pathway winds uphill through the park's shaded forest, which borders tennis courts and a playground along the 12th Ave cul-de-sac. A virtual drive-up. None of the fine views you get from nearby Grand View Park. My approach: S on 10th Ave, R on Pacheco St, L on 12th Ave to the signed park entrance on Rockridge Dr.
Summary Total Data
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
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