Ascent of Palomar Observatory on 2014-10-04

Climber: Phillip Katzmann

Others in Party:Sean and Katy
Date:Saturday, October 4, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Palomar Observatory
    Elevation:5571 ft / 1698 m

Ascent Trip Report

Cool afternoon hike with Sean, Katy, and myself beginning and ending at Observatory Campground. Simple2.2 mile hike up a well maintained trail from the campground amphitheater. Dry dusty conditions.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:771 ft / 235 m
    Total Elevation Loss:71 ft / 21 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4.4 mi / 7.1 km
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Clear and cool
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:771 ft / 235 m
    Distance:2.2 mi / 3.5 km
    Route:Observatory Trail
    Start Trailhead:Observatory Campground TH  4800 ft / 1463 m
    Time:1 Hours 5 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:71 ft / 21 m
    Distance:2.2 mi / 3.5 km
    Route:Observatory Trail
    End Trailhead:Mt. Palomar Observatory Gate  5500 ft / 1676 m
    Time:1 Hours 

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