Ascent of Corte Madera Mountain on 2011-01-09
|Others in Party:||Brady|
|Date:||Sunday, January 9, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||4x4 Vehicle|
|Peak:||Corte Madera Mountain|
| Elevation:||4657 ft / 1419 m|
Ascent Trip Report
Well, we all make mistakes. And sometimes I make them more than once. I know better, I truly do. But sometimes it’s in our nature to try for the easy way out, which ends up by being not so easy.
We got a really early start in the morning, meeting at my local coffee shop at 5AM. After a few missed freeways exits due to heavy fog and lack of sleep, we got to the trailhead by 6AM. It was pretty quiet except for the birds. I had a feeling that this was trail that wasn’t visited very often.
Read my trip report at 100 Peaks.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||1331 ft / 405 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||6.3 mi / 10.1 km|
| Route:||Espinoza Trail|
| Trailhead:||Gate on Corral canyon Road 3326 ft / 1013 m|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Maintained Trail|
| Weather:||Cold, Breezy, White-out|
|Ascent Part of Trip: Corte Madera and Los Pinos Mountain (0 nights total away from roads)|
Complete Trip Sequence:
Total Trip Gain: 2131 ft / 650 m Total Trip Loss: 2131 ft / 650 m
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