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Ascent of Lizard Head on 2018-10-14

Climber: Robert Luher

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Sunday, October 14, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Hi-Clearance Vehicle
Peak:Lizard Head
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:5320 ft / 1621 m

Ascent Trip Report

Drove to east end of Dry Canyon Road (requires high clearance vehicle for the dirt road).

Hiked east along Tinta Trail toward the abandoned Upper Tinta Campsite, then turning south to ascend the steep ridgeline. The trail was well worn and easy to follow over several bumps along the way to Lizard Head. There was very little shade along the way, so best to do in cooler weather. The register was near the top of the peak. Returned along the same route.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1820 ft / 554 m
    Extra Gain:500 ft / 152 m
    Round-Trip Distance:10.6 mi / 17.1 km
    Route:HPS Route 1
    Trailhead:Dirt Road  4500 ft / 1371 m
    Grade/Class:1
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time:3 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time:2 Hours 20 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Robert Luher
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