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Ascent of Briones Peak on 2015-11-21

Climber: Swingshift Hiker

Date:Saturday, November 21, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Briones Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:1483 ft / 452 m

Ascent Trip Report

On the ascent, took Diablo View Trail to Spengler Trail, to Old Briones Road, to Briones Crest Trail to peak. This was nice, fairly steady ascent with only about 100ft extra elevation gain. On the descent, did an alternate loop which included Table Top trail to Spengler and back to Diablo view. Gained an extra 400 ft elevation on the descent. The descent actually took longer. Nice views from the top, including Cobb Mtn way to the north.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1643 ft / 499 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1643 ft / 500 m
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1243 ft / 378 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1143 ft / 349 m; Extra: 100 ft / 30m
    Loss on way in:100 ft / 30 m
    Start Trailhead:Alhambra Staging Area  340 ft / 103 m
    Time:1 Hours 0 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1543 ft / 470 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 1143 ft / 349 m; Extra: 400 ft / 121m
    Gain on way out:400 ft / 121 m
    End Trailhead:340 ft / 103 m
    Time:1 Hours 15 Minutes



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