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Ascent of Orosco Ridge South on 2019-02-28

Climber: Don Raether

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Thursday, February 28, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Orosco Ridge South
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:1880 ft / 573 m

Ascent Trip Report

I had tried hiking this one from Clevenger Canyon TH, but couldn't get across the creek. So I decided to hike the Orosco Truck road from Pamo Valley. I got one wet foot, but the crossing was easy and the road hike was easy. There was a pretty good use trail on the north ridge that got me to the east grassy slope. Almost couldn't get the lid off the register jar! It needs a pencil. Great viewpoint.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1846 ft / 562 m
    Extra Gain:450 ft / 137 m
    Round-Trip Distance:9.5 mi / 15.3 km
    Route:Orosco Truck Trail & Boden Canyon Rd.
    Trailhead:Orosco Ridge   934 ft / 284 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack



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