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Ascent of Chuckwalla Peak on 2011-02-06

Climber: James Barlow

Others in Party:Tina Bowman
Tom Bowman
Greg Gerlach -- Trip Report or GPS Track
Jim Fleming
Bob Wyka
Diana
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, February 6, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Chuckwalla Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:3446 ft / 1050 m

Ascent Trip Report

DPS trip led by the Bowmans. Awesome climb. The going was very steep heading up the false summit, and steeper still on the south ridge. I loved every second of it. The summit register had pages back to 1959 - pretty cool. We came down the SW Wash, which is the normal route up. Diana twisted her ankle a bit, but walked out no problem. Overall, an excellent hike with some awesome exposure on the south ridge.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1566 ft / 477 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1566 ft / 477 m
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1566 ft / 477 m
    Route:SW Face of False Summit to S Ridge
    Start Trailhead:1880 ft / 573 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1566 ft / 477 m
    Route:SW Wash
    End Trailhead:1880 ft / 573 m



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