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Ascent of Vetter Mountain on 2018-03-24

Climber: Larry Pitman

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Saturday, March 24, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Vetter Mountain
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:5908 ft / 1800 m

Ascent Trip Report

March 24,2018
The morning after a 48 hour atmospheric river deluge of over two inches of rain, I took off up the Vetter Mountain Road towards the old fire lookout. It was 44 degrees with a lite SE wind, 3-5 mph and hazy partly cloudy skies. The walk up was brisk and quick, about an hour, 1.9 miles. On top it was breezy, mostly cloudy, 40 degrees. Clocked a 15.3 mph gust out of the south, ate lunch then headed back down to Charlton Flats picnic area.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:558 ft / 170 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3.8 mi / 6.1 km
    Route:Vetter Mountain Road 3N16
    Trailhead:Charlton Flats Picnic area  5350 ft / 1630 m
    Grade/Class:class1, easy walk
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 



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