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Ascent of Hog Back on 2015-02-04

Climber: Max Rees

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Hog Back
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:3868 ft / 1178 m

Ascent Trip Report

There are two parking spots and two seperate ways to reach the peak.

1. There is a large turnout at the base of the Mt. Baldy sign. Park here are follow the access road right to the top.
2. Just passed the turnout mentioned in option 1, is a second, smaller lot with a picnic table. Park here and look for a faint use trail. It splits within 100 feet of the table, but follow it uphill and make your way across open-ish terrain to the peak.

Im not sure if it was operator error but my GPS showed the peak being across the creek from where it is on the map. I'll re-check my GPS and then re-route the peak to get a better GPX. If only to get a little bit of a warm up for a bigger peak.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:57 ft / 17 m
    Total Elevation Loss:57 ft / 17 m
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:57 ft / 17 m
    Start Trailhead:Small Turnout after Baldy sign  3811 ft / 1161 m
    Time:2 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:57 ft / 17 m
    Route:Access Road
    End Trailhead:Small Turnout after Baldy sign  3811 ft / 1161 m
    Time:2 Minutes



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