Ascent of Peak 2440 on 2017-02-12
|Others in Party:||Colin Gregory -- Trip Report or GPS Track|
----Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Sunday, February 12, 2017|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||2440 ft / 743 m|
Ascent Trip ReportWe parked on the side of Reliz Canyon Road and hopped a gate with a faded No Trespassing sign, though the road soon entered the Los Padres National Forest. A few miles in at a junction we saw a pickup truck parked, but no one was around. We proceeded to the end of the road at a radio installation, but the actual peak is across a steep gap. We followed the barbed wire fence cross-country, staying on the south side and not encountering much brush. About halfway up the far side we needed to climb over another barbed wire fence perpendicular to the one we were following. At the summit we had a good view across the valley to Pinyon Peak, which doesn’t appear to have any way up it from this side. I left a summit register.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||2140 ft / 652 m|
| Total Elevation Loss:||500 ft / 152 m|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Open Country|
| Gain on way in:||2140 ft / 652 m|
| Gain Breakdown:||Net: 1640 ft / 500 m; Extra: 500 ft / 152m|
| Loss on way in:||500 ft / 152 m|
| Distance:||7.2 mi / 11.6 km|
| Start Trailhead:||800 ft / 243 m|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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