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Ascent of Pinyon Peak on 2021-03-26

Climber: Aaron Kissel

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Friday, March 26, 2021
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Pinyon Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:2249 ft / 685 m

Ascent Trip Report

I did Pinyon Peak and Vasquez as a trail hiking combo. It was a great workout with great views along the way. From the top, you can see all the way to Santa Cruz and from the canyon in between them stand dozens of tall redwoods. My feet are definitely sore today after all the elevation change, but it was well worth it with the wildflowers, wildlife, and sunshine.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:4331 ft / 1320 m
    Total Elevation Loss:4331 ft / 1320 m
    Round-Trip Distance:12.3 mi / 19.8 km
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Mud/Swamp
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:4331 ft / 1320 m
    Distance:3.4 mi / 5.5 km
    Route:Snively's Ridge
    Start Trailhead:-2082 ft / -634 m
    Time:1 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:4331 ft / 1320 m
    Distance:8.9 mi / 14.3 km
    Route:Garzas Canyon
    End Trailhead:-2082 ft / -634 m
    Time:2 Hours 38 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Aaron Kissel
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