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Ascent of Pine Mountain on 2016-02-14

Climber: Dean Gaudet

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, February 14, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Pine Mountain
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:7054 ft / 2150 m

Ascent Trip Report

i invoke the hundred peak section "summit blocks are optional" rule :) there was a move required which i wasn't comfortable doing solo.

the use trail is ducked and easy to follow everywhere but the saddle, where there are many paths to pick from. i marked this as bushwhack but it's really not bad, more like a "2" on a scale of "0..10" for bushwhacking. it seems to have been pruned a few years back based on the colour of the tree stumps.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:590 ft / 179 m
    Total Elevation Loss:691 ft / 209 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Grade/Class:class 3
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:428 ft / 130 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 297 ft / 91 m; Extra: 131 ft / 39m
    Loss on way in:131 ft / 39 m
    Distance:0.8 mi / 1.3 km
    Route:use trail
    Start Trailhead:PCT  6757 ft / 2059 m
    Time:44 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:560 ft / 170 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 398 ft / 122 m; Extra: 162 ft / 49m
    Gain on way out:162 ft / 49 m
    Distance:1.1 mi / 1.8 km
    Route:use trail + PCT
    End Trailhead:PCT  6656 ft / 2028 m
    Time:59 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: cedar springs / desert divide

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Little Desert2016-02-14 a1437 ft / 438 m
2Pyramid Peak2016-02-14 b307 ft / 94 m
3Pine Mountain2016-02-14 c590 ft / 180 m
4Lion Peak2016-02-14 d712 ft / 217 m
Total Trip Gain: 3046 ft / 929 m    Total Trip Loss: 3051 ft / 931 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Dean Gaudet
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