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Ascent of Rose Peak on 2010-11-13

Climber: Brendon Chapman

Others in Party:SOLO
Date:Saturday, November 13, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Rose Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:3817 ft / 1163 m

Ascent Trip Report

0900hrs:Started out of Del Valle (Lichen Bark-750ft)and made good time to Rose Peak in just under 4hrs. Original plan was to hit ALCO High Point in same trip, but after considering turning around at N. Fork Indian Creek, decided finishing Rose Peak (3817ft) would have to do. Signed register at 1319hrs and snapped two quick pictures before retreating from the peak due to extreemly high winds. Returned to Jeep at 1704hrs. 20+ miles on the day. Notes: Saw bobcat near Sycamore Flat, beautiful sunset on drive out!

Additional millage: Thursday did 4.88 miles to insignificant peak (1360ft) in Dublin Hills Regional Park.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3067 ft / 934 m
    Round-Trip Distance:20 mi / 32.2 km
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Extremely Windy, Clear
Light Breeze in low areas, high wind at high areas, extreemly windy on exposed peaks
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3067 ft / 934 m
    Distance:10 mi / 16.1 km
    Route:Ohlone Wilderness Trail
    Start Trailhead:Lichen Bark, Del Valle  750 ft / 228 m
    Time:3 Hours 56 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Distance:10 mi / 16.1 km
    Route:Ohlone Wilderness Trail
    End Trailhead:Lichen Bark, Del Valle  
    Time:3 Hours 39 Minutes



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