Ascent of Crystal Cove State Park High Point on 2018-05-23

Climber: Julie Ann Gregg

Others in Party:Red Viking
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Crystal Cove State Park High Point
    Elevation:1033 ft / 314 m

Ascent Trip Report

We parked at the end of Ridge Park rd. with all the other hikers. This was a 6 peak hike and about 6 miles round trip.
1 Crystal Cove State Park HP: we walked down Bommer Ridge Trail and took a animal trail up to the summit then back to Bommer Ridge Trail.
2 Peak 1063: From Bommer Ridge Trail Highpoint we squeezed thru the freeway fence and up to the summit then back to Bommer Ridge Trail.
3 Peak 867: Continued on Bommer Tridge Trail then took Lizard Trail down and at the narrowest point we crossed the creek (5 foot dirt walls and tons of poison oak)
and onto Upper Laurel Trail then took a use trail along the ridge to the summit.
4 Peak 808: Continued along the ridge trail to Peak 808, then back to Upper Laurel.
5 Moro Ridge BM: Took Upper Laurel up to Bommer Ridge Trail. Then onto Moro Ridge rd and Fenceline Trail up to the Benchmark, continued on Fenceline and cut back
on to Bommer Ridge at the narrowest point.
6 Peak 1034: We found an animal trail off of Bommer Ridge Trail below the south/east side of of the summit. we lost it a few times, but followed it to the summit. Then
bushwhacked down the south/west side (area closed sign here) back to Bommer and our car.
Summary Total Data
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles

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