Ascent of Junipero Serra Peak on 2009-11-07
|Date:||Saturday, November 7, 2009|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
|Peak:||Junipero Serra Peak|
| Elevation:||5862 ft / 1786 m|
Ascent Trip ReportArea burned a couple years ago. Lots of charred branches reaching out to grab you. Trail is not where it is shown on the topo map. It has been relocated to a wide drainage east of the mapped route. Hard to follow in places.
The Jolon Gate at Fort Liggett was not manned. There was a new gate at the intersection of Mission and Nacimiento-Fergusson Road and I was directed to take Nacimiento-Fergusson to just before a bridge. Take a right and the road will take you back to Mission. Take two quick lefts and you are back on the normal route of Del Venturi.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||4162 ft / 1267 m|
| Extra Gain:||200 ft / 60 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||10 mi / 16.1 km|
| Trailhead:||2100 ft / 640 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Breezy, Clear|
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