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Ascent of Garnet Peak on 2015-01-25

Climber: David Parratt

Date:Sunday, January 25, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Garnet Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:5880 ft / 1792 m

Ascent Trip Report

We hiked to Garnet Peak, starting at the Penny Pines TH at mile 27.3 of the Sunrise Highway. The first 1.7 miles were along the PCT, followed by 0.5 miles with 430 ft. elevation gain on the Garnet Peak Trail to the summit. A shorter direct route from approx. mile 27.8 cuts about two miles off the return trip. There was a register at the summit.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:745 ft / 226 m
    Extra Gain:150 ft / 45 m
    Distance:4.4 mi / 7.1 km
    Route:PCT and Garnet Peak Trail
    Trailhead:Penny Pines TH- mile 27.3 Sunrise Hwy  5435 ft / 1656 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:1 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:55 Minutes



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