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Ascent of Mount Baden-Powell on 2017-08-13

Climber: Scott Sharaga

Date:Sunday, August 13, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Baden-Powell
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:9399 ft / 2864 m

Ascent Trip Report

The 3rd peak of the day on my PCT hike from Dawson Saddle, after Throop and Burnham. Spectacular view from the top! I loved that you can see San Jacinto way in the distance in the notch between Dawson Peak and Mount Baldy, and San Gorgonio to the left of Pine Mountain. This is a great vantage point for identifying other peaks in the region. Also, a glider was circling the summit.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1498 ft / 456 m
    Route:Pacific Crest Trail
    Trailhead:Dawson Saddle  7901 ft / 2408 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
Ascent Part of Trip: Throop, Burnham, Baden-Powell

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Throop Peak2017-08-13 a1237 ft / 377 m
2Mount Burnham2017-08-13 b1096 ft / 334 m
3Mount Baden-Powell2017-08-13 c1498 ft / 457 m
Total Trip Gain: 3831 ft / 1168 m    Total Trip Loss: 1498 ft / 457 m



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