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Ascent to Little Stonewall Peak-South ridge on 2016-10-11

Climber: Nate B

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Point Reached:Little Stonewall Peak - South ridge
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:4948 ft / 1508 m
    Remaining Elevation:302 ft / 92 m (90% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

From the top of Stonewall, decided to make a run at Little Stonewall from the descent. Without pulling any prior data I began to look for a peak-baggers trail from the logical trail intersection with the pass but found none. I crashed through the brush a bit, but it looked way to rough. (Go figure the peak-baggers trail is there somewhere from later reports I read). I continued to head down the trail looking for openings. eventually, I found what appeared to be a trail (most likely a game trail) and followed it till it died right in the middle of 6 foot impassible brush. gave up and headed for the next peak. Mileage included on Stonewall loop.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:32 ft / 9 m
    Route Conditions:
Bushwhack
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:32 ft / 9 m
    Start Trailhead:4916 ft / 1498 m
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: SDX3

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Viejas Mountain2016-10-101494 ft / 455 m
2Stonewall Peak2016-10-11872 ft / 266 m
3(Attempt) Little Stonewall Peak2016-10-1132 ft / 10 m
4Cuyamaca Peak2016-10-111897 ft / 578 m
5Coronado High Point2016-10-130 ft / 0 m
Total Trip Gain: 4295 ft / 1309 m    Total Trip Loss: 4263 ft / 1299 m



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