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Ascent of Mother Miguel Mountain on 2021-03-05

Climber: Larry Edmonds

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Friday, March 5, 2021
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mother Miguel Mountain
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:1527 ft / 465 m

Ascent Trip Report

A disappointing day. First up Mother Miguel from end of Paseo Veracruz. Way to many people on this trail and on the peak. The highlight was going on to 1513 where I was alone other than two Asian girls. Went back down and followed Mt. Miguel Rd. to Horseshoe Bend which is on private property and not worth the walk out to it, then on to Gobblers Knob which is the top of a cul-de-sac of homes where there is no view unless you go into someones backyard, then on to the only worthwhile point of the day, Corte Cantante Hill. A short climb up a steep trail with nobody in sight. There is a California Highway Division marker at the top which is actually out the ridge a ways from the 548 point on the map. But I had wanted a relatively easy day since I had just gotten my 2nd Covid shot and this did fit that bill. 10 miles with 2100 ft. of elevation gain.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2100 ft / 640 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2100 ft / 640 m
    Distance:10 mi / 16.1 km
    Route:See trip report
    Start Trailhead:see trip report  -573 ft / -174 m
    Time:4 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: MotherMiguel-3-5-2021 (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Mother Miguel Mountain2021-03-052100 ft / 640 m
2Peak 15132021-03-05 
3Horseshoe Bend2021-03-05 
4Gobblers Knob2021-03-05 
5Corte Cantante Hill 5482021-03-05 
Total Trip Gain: 2100 ft / 640 m



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