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Ascent of Elkhorn Peak on 2017-03-05

Climber: Dean Gaudet

Others in Party:Daryn Dodge
Andrew Kirmse
Jerry Kohn
Bob McLaughlin
Marcus Sierra
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, March 5, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Elkhorn Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:1330 ft / 405 m

Ascent Trip Report

this peak does not belong on any list. it has no prominence, and it has no views. but since it's on the CC list it kind of stuck out for a while. jerry conceived of this approach, andrew sketched out the route. we all joined in on a day with particularly variable weather: rain, hail, wind, and occasionally, some sunshine.

stats include side-trips to 1593, tulucay and sugarloaf.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:4629 ft / 1410 m
    Total Elevation Loss:4629 ft / 1410 m
    Round-Trip Distance:16.4 mi / 26.4 km
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Raining, Cool, Very Windy, Overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2417 ft / 736 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1187 ft / 362 m; Extra: 1230 ft / 374m
    Loss on way in:1230 ft / 374 m
    Distance:7.5 mi / 12.1 km
    Start Trailhead:skyline wilderness park  143 ft / 43 m
    Time:3 Hours 17 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:3399 ft / 1036 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 1187 ft / 362 m; Extra: 2212 ft / 674m
    Gain on way out:2212 ft / 674 m
    Distance:8.9 mi / 14.3 km
    End Trailhead:skyline wilderness park  143 ft / 43 m
    Time:4 Hours 15 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: elkhorn CC

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Elkhorn Peak2017-03-05 a4629 ft / 1411 m
2Peak 15932017-03-05 b 
3Tulucay Benchmark2017-03-05 c 
4Sugarloaf2017-03-05 d 
Total Trip Gain: 4629 ft / 1411 m    Total Trip Loss: 4629 ft / 1411 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Dean Gaudet
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