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Ascent of Reyes Peak on 2016-05-23

Climber: Mike Maki

Others in Party:Mary Maki -- Trip Report or GPS Track
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Monday, May 23, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Reyes Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:7514 ft / 2290 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hiked from Chorro Grande trailhead off Hwy 33. Clear and sunny on the way up but the clouds beat us to the top. Still had a great view to the north of Lockwood Valley. First mile and a half or so is through old burn area about a year or two old. Gentle climb through the burn area. Finding the trail is a bit confusing at times, but not too bad. Soon after you leave the burn area and pass Oak Camp the trail begins to climb steeper and become more exposed. After reaching the "campsite" below Chorro Spring you start entering tall timber and some shade. Keep climbing until the trail abruptly ends at the road on the ridge. Go right for a mile or so along the road until you reach the parking area with restroom. Continue along the now gated old road until a steep trail starts up the ridge. You'll pass a couple of false summits along the way until Reyes Peak appears across a grassy meadow to the south. Some pics
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Summit boulders (2016-05-23). Photo by Mike Maki.
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Summary Total Data
    Route:Chorro Grande Tr
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Low Clouds
Clear and cool on the way up. A bit cloudy on the summit.
Ascent Statistics
    Time:4 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time:3 Hours 
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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