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Ascent of Pinyon Mountain on 2015-01-25

Climber: Don Raether

Others in Party:D. Endicott
S. Turner
Date:Sunday, January 25, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Pinyon Mountain
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:4492 ft / 1369 m

Ascent Trip Report

Bighorn Wash to Blue Spring and then up the north ridge. After a pleasant hour on top we continued off the east end of Pinyon Mt. through Harper Flat and out Pinyon Wash. The road portions are a bit tedious, but otherwise a very enjoyable loop hike.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3042 ft / 927 m
    Total Elevation Loss:3042 ft / 927 m
    Round-Trip Distance:15.3 mi / 24.6 km
    Grade/Class:2
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Open Country, Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3042 ft / 927 m
    Distance:5.8 mi / 9.3 km
    Route:N. approach/Bighorn Wash
    Start Trailhead:Pinyon/Nolina junction  1450 ft / 441 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:3042 ft / 927 m
    Distance:9.5 mi / 15.3 km
    Route:Pinyon Valley/Wash
    End Trailhead:Pinyon/Nolina junction  1450 ft / 441 m



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