Ascent of Tahquitz Peak on 2006-06-20

Climber: luscious lars

Others in Party:the italian
Date:Tuesday, June 20, 2006
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Tahquitz Peak
    Elevation:8846 ft / 2696 m

Ascent Trip Report

rode up tram. hiked 3 miles up to round valley camp. next morning hiked up to wellman divide to saddle junction and then to the lookout at tahquitz. circled back to camp through long valley and out. the mile between round valley camp and wellman divide is in poor repair. loose rocks, probably from horses.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2386 ft / 727 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2386 ft / 727 m
    Round-Trip Distance:16.5 mi / 26.5 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Tent Camp
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1726 ft / 526 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 426 ft / 130 m; Extra: 1300 ft / 396m
    Loss on way in:1300 ft / 396 m
    Distance:8 mi / 12.9 km
    Route:round valley camp, pct
    Start Trailhead:palm springs tram  8420 ft / 2566 m
    Time:2 Days 
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1086 ft / 331 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 426 ft / 130 m; Extra: 660 ft / 201m
    Gain on way out:660 ft / 201 m
    Distance:8.5 mi / 13.7 km
    Route:willow creek trail
    End Trailhead:palm springs tram  8420 ft / 2566 m
    Time:11 Hours 

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