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Ascent of Valley Springs Peak on 2013-02-28

Climber: John E Sarna

Others in Party:my wife April----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Thursday, February 28, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Valley Springs Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:1220 ft / 371 m

Ascent Trip Report

parked at N38.20405 W120.82960, a turnoff from the paved road in a Development east of the peak. Walked west up a rutted road past a couple houses (with driveways coming from the opposite side) to a gate with a no trespassing sign at N38.20392 W120.83658. Turned right and up a grassy slope to find several roads converging near the top. One took us up to the top. A concrete pad next to the old Lookout appears to be the highest point, a bit higher than the VABM.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:520 ft / 158 m
    Elevation Loss:520 ft / 158 m
    Distance:1.7 mi / 2.7 km
    Grade/Class:Cl 1
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Open Country
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:520 ft / 158 m
    Distance:0.9 mi / 1.5 km
    Route:from the east
    Trailhead:road thru Development east of peak  700 ft / 213 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:520 ft / 158 m
    Distance:0.8 mi / 1.3 km
    Route:from the east
    Trailhead:road thru Development east of peak  700 ft / 213 m



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