Ascent of Saddle Peak East on 2017-02-12

Climber: Scott Sharaga

Date:Sunday, February 12, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Saddle Peak East
    Elevation:2786 ft / 849 m

Ascent Trip Report

Beautiful winter day on Saddle Peak. Crystal clear sky with views to snow-capped Mount Baldy and beyond.
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Looking southeast from the summit. Catalina Island is visible on the right horizon; Mount Baldy is the snow-capped peak on the left horizon (2017-02-12). Photo by Scott Sharaga.
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Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:426 ft / 129 m
    Route:Backbone Trail
    Trailhead:Lois Ewen Overlook  2360 ft / 719 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Clear

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