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Ascent of Red Hill on 2016-12-05

Climber: Sandy Lara

Date:Monday, December 5, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Red Hill
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:3952 ft / 1204 m

Ascent Trip Report

I've always wanted to climb this cinder cone on the east side of 395 near Fossil Falls. Finally did! Went from the west side after following a dirt road that immediately goes north from the Fossil Falls road from the 395. Made a counter clockwise loop by going up on the southern rim, then more straight up (scree and then some easy climbing on solid lava) and over to the top. Descended around the northern rim, which is much more traveled. Nice views!
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:500 ft / 152 m
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:500 ft / 152 m
    Distance:1.4 mi / 2.3 km
    Start Trailhead:3452 ft / 1052 m
Descent Statistics



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