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Ascent of Round Mountain on 2017-10-11

Climber: Robert Luher

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Round Mountain
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:5272 ft / 1606 m

Ascent Trip Report

From Hesperia, followed Bowen Ranch Road past Coxey Truck Trail, turning on Oak Springs Road. Parked near Round Mountain and hiked down jeep road until on east side of Round Mountain and followed use trail up steep slope to summit. Returned to jeep road on same use trail. Continued along road toward Luna Mountain following use trail to summit. Followed use trail back, but decided to make a loop out of this hike so detoured to another jeep road which lead to Oak Springs Road. Followed that back to parking.

Stats include hike to Luna Mountain.

30 minutes to Round
1:50 total elapsed time to Luna
3 hours elapsed time back to parking
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3072 ft / 935 m
    Total Elevation Loss:3072 ft / 935 m
    Round-Trip Distance:7.6 mi / 12.2 km
    Grade/Class:1
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1922 ft / 585 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 772 ft / 235 m; Extra: 1150 ft / 350m
    Loss on way in:1150 ft / 350 m
    Distance:3.8 mi / 6.1 km
    Route:Jeep Road/Use Trail
    Start Trailhead:Oak Springs Road  4500 ft / 1371 m
    Time:30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1922 ft / 585 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 772 ft / 235 m; Extra: 1150 ft / 350m
    Gain on way out:1150 ft / 350 m
    Distance:3.8 mi / 6.1 km
    Route:Jeep Road/Use Trail (HPS Route 1)
    End Trailhead:Oak Springs Road  4500 ft / 1371 m
    Time:2 Hours 30 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: 10-11 Hike

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Round Mountain2017-10-11 a3072 ft / 936 m
2Luna Mountain2017-10-11 b 
3Rattlesnake Mountain2017-10-11431 ft / 131 m
4Gobblers Knob2017-10-11455 ft / 139 m
5Circle Mountain2017-10-11780 ft / 238 m
Total Trip Gain: 4738 ft / 1444 m    Total Trip Loss: 4738 ft / 1444 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Robert Luher
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