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Ascent of Split Mountain West-Southeast Peak on 2015-01-11

Climber: Greg Gerlach

Others in Party:Kelley Laxamana
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, January 11, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Split Mountain West-Southeast Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:1680 ft / 512 m

Ascent Trip Report

The trailhead at the junction of the North Fork of Fish Creek and Oyster Shell Wash is about 4.8 miles from the end of the paved Split Mountain road, the last 0.6 miles requiring a high clearance 4x. We climbed Split Mountain first via its south ridge, dropped down to a wash, then made our way up to the peak. On the decent, we made our way down to the wash, which we followed south to Oyster Shell Wash and then to the truck. Also, trip stats include ascents of both peaks.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1615 ft / 492 m
    Elevation Loss:1615 ft / 492 m
    Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Grade/Class:Class 2
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1615 ft / 492 m
    Extra Loss:400 ft / 121 m
    Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Route:See trip report
    Trailhead:North Fork of Fish Creek  465 ft / 141 m
    Time Up:2 Hours 15 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:1215 ft / 371 m
    Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Route:See trip report
    Trailhead:North Fork of Fish Creek  465 ft / 141 m
    Time Down:2 Hours 



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