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Ascent of Mount Carmel on 2016-02-05

Climber: Dean Gaudet

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Friday, February 5, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Carmel
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:4417 ft / 1346 m

Ascent Trip Report

mount carmel itself really has no views, unless you're tall enough to see above the trees while standing on a rock. really the only reason to go there is to bag the peak. all the views are to be found on skinner ridge and devil's peak. see my devil's peak trip report for more info.

other trip reports suggested the trail has some bushwhacking, but that wasn't my experience. it's clear enough to allow easy passage, but sure a few branches get in the way here and there.

Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:452 ft / 137 m
    Extra Gain:90 ft / 27 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.5 mi / 2.4 km
    Route:mount carmel trail
    Trailhead:devil's peak  4145 ft / 1263 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
sunny
Ascent Statistics
    Time:25 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:18 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: devil's peak and mount carmel (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Devils Peak2016-02-05 a3167 ft / 965 m
2Mount Carmel2016-02-05 b452 ft / 138 m
Total Trip Gain: 3619 ft / 1103 m    Total Trip Loss: 3619 ft / 1103 m



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