Ascent of Circle 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:Car
Peak:Circle Mountain
    Elevation:6880 ft / 2097 m

Ascent Trip Report

Parked on Lone Pine Canyon Road at crest of hill just outside of Wrightwood. There is a turnout on the west side and dirt road on the east. The dirt road had a locked gate.
Hiked down dirt road until end and continued east on use trail that followed fire breaks toward summit. Lost use trail about 1/4 mile from summit, but just continued toward high point. Register is near triangular signpost. Great views of desert to north and mountains to south. Returned along same route.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:780 ft / 237 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2.4 mi / 3.9 km
    Route:Use trail
    Trailhead:Highway  6100 ft / 1859 m
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time:40 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:30 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: 10-11 Hike

Complete Trip Sequence:
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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