Ascent of San Mateo Peak on 2015-11-04
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Wednesday, November 4, 2015|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
|Peak:||San Mateo Peak|
| Elevation:||3591 ft / 1094 m|
Ascent Trip ReportLeft Morgan Trailhead (which was 2.5 miles from junction of Ortega/Hwy 74) at 9:53 am and summitted exactly an hour later at 10:53 am. Climbed all the summit boulders and headed back down at 11:10 am. Back at Morgan Trailhead at 11:58 am. Only soul on trail/mountain. It had rained the night before but no water present in stream beds. Weather was good with temperatures between 54 and 61 degrees Fahrenheit, sunny, scattered clouds with light breeze. Saw a Pacific Gopher Snake trailside on way down. Followed route directions from Aug. 2015 post on PB and they were superb!
San Mateo Peak from Ortega Hwy (2015-11-04). Photo by Joseph Hirniak.
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|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||951 ft / 289 m|
| Extra Gain:||100 ft / 30 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||4.9 mi / 7.9 km|
| Route:||San Mateo Peak use-trail|
| Trailhead:||2840 ft / 865 m|
| Quality:||6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Breezy, Partly Cloudy|
| Time:||1 Hours 0 Minutes|
| Time:||48 Minutes|
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