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Ascent of Hines Peak on 2016-10-22

Climber: Dean Gaudet

Others in Party:Andrew Kirmse -- Trip Report or GPS Track
David Sanger -- Trip Report or GPS Track
Shelley Shostak
Marcus Sierra -- Trip Report or GPS Track
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, October 22, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Hines Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:6716 ft / 2047 m

Ascent Trip Report

we used the nordhoff truck road approach (call ojai ranger station for the required gate code). this was a fun road in the new range rover, lots of steep up/downhill to test things out. we had 5 people in the car.

hines was surprisingly tough for the final climb: steep and slippery slope. the knife edge wasn't too bad. quite a worthy peak (unlike many of the HPS peaks we've done in the past two days).
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2223 ft / 677 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Scramble
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2223 ft / 677 m
    Distance:7.5 mi / 12.1 km
    Start Trailhead:4493 ft / 1369 m
    Time:4 Hours 25 Minutes
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: hines

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Hines Peak2016-10-22 c2223 ft / 678 m
2Peak 64402016-10-22 d 
3Topatopa Bluff2016-10-22 e 
Total Trip Gain: 2223 ft / 678 m



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