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Ascent of Stonewall Peak on 2017-11-19

Climber: William Musser

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Sunday, November 19, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Stonewall Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:5730 ft / 1746 m

Ascent Trip Report

A very nice trail, easy, switchbacked and well maintained. Still parked across the street from dong Cuyamaca Peak, finally a hike with some nice views. The fire, of course spoiled a lot of this hike too but not nearly as much as the other peaks in the area. The steeper terrain and granite slabs brake up the terrain and make it more interesting. There was a lot of people going up today and many not in very good shape. At the summit you can go off trail on some nice granite slabs and boulders and do some scrambling in and around the summit. I had a nice lunch at the summit and then came down looking for another target.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:880 ft / 268 m
    Total Elevation Loss:20 ft / 6 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Grade/Class:1, 3
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
65F
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:870 ft / 265 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 860 ft / 262 m; Extra: 10 ft / 3m
    Loss on way in:10 ft / 3 m
    Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Route:Stonewall Mtn Trail
    Start Trailhead:Paso Picacho Campground Parking lot  4870 ft / 1484 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:10 ft / 3 m
    Gain on way out:10 ft / 3 m
    Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
Ascent Part of Trip: SanDiego-2

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Otay Mountain2017-11-18 a956 ft / 291 m
2Otay Mountain Wilderness High Point2017-11-18 b351 ft / 107 m
5Cuyamaca Peak2017-11-19 a1682 ft / 513 m
6Stonewall Peak2017-11-19 b880 ft / 268 m
7Middle Peak2017-11-19 c1223 ft / 373 m
8Fletcher Island High Point2017-11-19 d370 ft / 113 m
10(Attempt) San Miguel Mountain2017-11-20 a410 ft / 125 m
11Mother Miguel Mountain2017-11-20 b1097 ft / 334 m
12Iron Mountain2017-11-20 c1265 ft / 386 m
Total Trip Gain: 8234 ft / 2510 m    Total Trip Loss: 2067 ft / 629 m



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