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Ascent of Bills Hill on 2019-05-27

Climber: Martin Pyne

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Monday, May 27, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Bills Hill
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:1988 ft / 605 m

Ascent Trip Report

This was the last peak of what ended up being an 11 hour day, made possible by the unseasonably cool and cloudy weather this Memorial Day.

Note that if you want to do Willson/Vasquez/Bills in one day I'd do Bills the reverse of how I did it - start with the off-park route, then descend via Bills Trail. (I also got off-route a bit on my descent because I got tempted by a fire road. Stick to the ridge as best you can if out of the park.)

Full stats in progress since I'm still figuring out how to segment this.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1009 ft / 307 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack
    Weather:Cool, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1009 ft / 307 m
    Distance:1.5 mi / 2.4 km
    Route:Bills Hill Trail
    Start Trailhead:Hunting Hollow Road  979 ft / 298 m
Descent Statistics
    Route:Jerry Kohn's route
Ascent Part of Trip: Coe 5/27/19

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Willson Peak2019-05-27 a1795 ft / 547 m
2Vasquez Peak2019-05-27 b320 ft / 98 m
3Rock Springs Peak2019-05-27 c 
4Bills Hill2019-05-27 d1009 ft / 308 m
Total Trip Gain: 3124 ft / 953 m    Total Trip Loss: 2115 ft / 645 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Martin Pyne
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