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Ascent of Terrace Hill on 2017-02-23

Climber: William Musser

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Thursday, February 23, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Terrace Hill
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:501 ft / 152 m

Ascent Trip Report

Very steep up this side of the urban park. The other side starts higher up and has reasonable trails. The lower side access is straight up and steep and today was quite muddy. Parked near corner of Jenifer and Rachel on Rachel and accessed through the paved sidewalk at the intersection up a trail called Terrace Hill Loop. The paving ends in what today was a slog of mushy grass and mud but half the way up it became drier and hikeable. This is the least entertaining of all of the hikes in the area and it is over used with locals but.....heck it another place to get exercise and it beats the peakbagging opportunities I have I FL so. What the heck! So I got 8 peaks on my visit and plenty of training in. Nice area SLO.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:211 ft / 64 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0.4 mi / 0.6 km
    Grade/Class:1+
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Open Country
    Weather:Drizzle, Cool, Breezy, Clear
50F
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:211 ft / 64 m
    Distance:0.2 mi / 0.3 km
    Route:Terrace Hill Loop from lower TH
    Start Trailhead:Rachel Steet near TH walk  290 ft / 88 m
Descent Statistics
    Distance:0.2 mi / 0.3 km
Ascent Part of Trip: SLO-1

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Islay Hill2017-02-22 a590 ft / 180 m
2Peak 17152017-02-22 b1580 ft / 482 m
3Bishop Peak2017-02-22 c1426 ft / 435 m
4Cerro San Luis Obispo2017-02-22 d1244 ft / 379 m
5Little Madonna Peak2017-02-22 f368 ft / 112 m
6Cheapskate Hill2017-02-23 a415 ft / 126 m
7South Hills Peak 5692017-02-23 b179 ft / 55 m
8Cheapskate Hill2017-02-23 c220 ft / 67 m
9Terrace Hill2017-02-23 d211 ft / 64 m
Total Trip Gain: 6233 ft / 1900 m    Total Trip Loss: 5975 ft / 1821 m



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