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Ascent of Peak 1199 on 2016-05-01

Climber: William Musser

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, May 1, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Peak 1199
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:1199 ft / 365 m

Ascent Trip Report

Parked along Barker Way in R/W and hiked down to the intersection of Barker and Boulder Lake Av. so to have an easy spot to start my starting elevation. This spot is around elevation 720. I made that my TH and then walked back up the public access TH well signed to the west. I took the circuitous route to the east and north along the wide clay-rock maintenance roadway so that I could pass Peak 1199. On the way to Cowles. On the way up, one finds the easy access trail to the small subpeak USGS elevation peak but there is a fence encouraging you to not take the small trail to the top. The trail is still well used as it was the only place in the entire wild park area where I saw litter and trash.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:504 ft / 152 m
    Total Elevation Loss:94 ft / 28 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Grade/Class:1
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant
73F
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:479 ft / 145 m
    Distance:0.8 mi / 1.3 km
    Route:Maintenance Road to small trail
    Start Trailhead:Parked in R/W along Barker Way  720 ft / 219 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:94 ft / 28 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 69 ft / 21 m; Extra: 25 ft / 7m
    Gain on way out:25 ft / 7 m
    Distance:0.2 mi / 0.3 km
    Route:maint road
    End Trailhead:saddle between Cowles and the subpeak  1130 ft / 344 m
Ascent Part of Trip: San Diego Trip

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Kwaay Paay2016-05-01 a1014 ft / 309 m
2Peak 11992016-05-01 b504 ft / 154 m
3Cowles Mountain2016-05-01 c521 ft / 159 m
4Peak 13802016-05-01 d210 ft / 64 m
5Pyles Peak2016-05-01 e279 ft / 85 m
6Cowles Mountain2016-05-01 f541 ft / 165 m
7Woodson Mountain2016-05-02 g1994 ft / 608 m
8Black Mountain2016-05-02 h907 ft / 276 m
9Little Black Mountain2016-05-02 i405 ft / 123 m
Total Trip Gain: 6375 ft / 1943 m    Total Trip Loss: 6290 ft / 1918 m



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