Ascent to Sirens Peak-just below summit block on 2019-02-18

Climber: Jim Wick

Others in Party:Larry Edmonds
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Monday, February 18, 2019
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Point Reached:Sirens Peak - just below summit block
    Elevation:4345 ft / 1324 m
    Remaining Elevation:56 ft / 17 m (11% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

third stop of a traverse from Cherry Canyon to Hellhole Canyon Trailhead. Snowing heavily on the approach. quickly melted at the summit block but the granite was too wet for a friction move or two; and couldn't find a "safe" route to the top just a couple dozen feet below. Stats are from turnaround point for San Ysidro Mtn East attempt.

Total stats of the trip 10.6 miles; ~2300' gain & 6000' loss.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:467 ft / 142 m
    Total Elevation Loss:603 ft / 183 m
    Grade/Class:class 2+
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Snowing, Cool, Breezy, Low Clouds
Descent (To Destination) Statistics
    Gain on way in:467 ft / 142 m
    Loss on way in:603 ft / 183 m
    Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Route:West side
    Start Trailhead:SE Ridge of San Ysidro Mtn East  4481 ft / 1365 m
    Time:1 Hours 
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: 2019 Goat Siren Kay Ode

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Goat Benchmark2019-02-181100 ft / 335 m
2(Attempt) San Ysidro Mountain-East Peak2019-02-18595 ft / 181 m
3(Attempt) Sirens Peak2019-02-18467 ft / 142 m
4Kay Benchmark2019-02-1894 ft / 29 m
5Ode Benchmark2019-02-1866 ft / 20 m
Total Trip Gain: 2322 ft / 707 m    Total Trip Loss: 5960 ft / 1818 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Jim Wick
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