Ascent of West Mountain Peak on 2010-04-18

Climber: Eric Kassan

Others in Party:Tim Newman
Date:Sunday, April 18, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:West Mountain Peak
    Elevation:7680 ft / 2340 m

Ascent Trip Report

The road to the summit is easy terrain (most standard cars could make it most of the way and a high clearance vehicle could easily summit). The only thing to note is that there can be patches of snow on the road, even when none is visible on the peak because the road switches back up some north-facing canyons. Also, one should be aware that the road loses about 500' of elevation on the way up, adding significantly to the total climb.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:4087 ft / 1245 m
    Extra Gain:500 ft / 152 m
    Round-Trip Distance:13.5 mi / 21.7 km
    Route:Dirt Road
    Trailhead:Highway  4593 ft / 1399 m
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Time:3 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:2 Hours 30 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Eric Kassan
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