Ascent of Circle Mountain on 2017-10-11
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
|Date:||Wednesday, October 11, 2017|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||6880 ft / 2097 m|
Ascent Trip ReportParked 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|
| Time:||40 Minutes|
| Time:||30 Minutes|
|Ascent Part of Trip: 10-11 Hike|
Complete Trip Sequence:
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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