Ascent of San Gorgonio Mountain on 2019-10-26
|Date:||Saturday, October 26, 2019|
|Ascent Type:||Unsuccessful - Turned Back|
|Peak:||San Gorgonio Mountain|
| Elevation:||10431 ft / 3179 m|
Ascent Trip ReportDecided not to continue to summit when I got to 10400+, a nice bump topped by rocks and old trees, and at least 20' prominence. My pace was too slow and uncomfortable; both heels were already in pain and would only get worse on downhill...which they sure did. Good though frustrating decision. Made it to car just before dark.
Trail was gorgeously autumnal. Water was flowing at all three campsites. High Creek waterfall was beautiful. Weather was ideal.
The summit was still about 1.5 mi away, with 1100' more net gain. If PB is correct, San Gorgonio rt stats should be at least 20 mi rt, with 8900' gross gain.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||7803 ft / 2377 m|
| Extra Gain:||1719 ft / 523 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||17.7 mi / 28.4 km|
| Route:||Vivian Creek|
| Trailhead:||6066 ft / 1848 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Time:||6 Hours 8 Minutes|
| Time:||4 Hours 9 Minutes|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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Peaks: climbed and unclimbed by Asher Waxman
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