Ascent of Xiaoguanyin on 2019-11-25

Climber: Powen Ru

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Monday, November 25, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Bus
    Elevation:3497 ft / 1065 m

Ascent Trip Report

MRT Red Line to R15 (Jiantan) - Bus 'Red 5" to the last station (Yangminshan Main Station) - YMS NP Bus 108 to "Anbu" (Balaka Highway Saddle).

The first 1.25 mile is paved. The last 0.25 mile, starts with nice plywood trail, but muddy as the elevation drops, then very steep rocky trail up (with knotted ropes at places) to reach the BM.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1031 ft / 313 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1031 ft / 313 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3.3 mi / 5.3 km
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Mud/Swamp, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Raining, Pleasant, Windy, White-out
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:941 ft / 286 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 741 ft / 225 m; Extra: 200 ft / 60m
    Loss on way in:200 ft / 60 m
    Distance:1.8 mi / 2.9 km
    Route:Ridge SE side
    Start Trailhead:Anbu (Balaka Saddle)  2756 ft / 840 m
    Time:1 Hours 8 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:831 ft / 253 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 741 ft / 225 m; Extra: 90 ft / 27m
    Gain on way out:90 ft / 27 m
    Distance:1.5 mi / 2.4 km
    Route:Ridge SE side
    End Trailhead:Anbu (Balaka Saddle)  2756 ft / 840 m
    Time:38 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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