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Ascent of Mount Disappointment on 2021-07-10

Climber: Greg Sweel

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Saturday, July 10, 2021
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Disappointment
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:5960 ft / 1816 m

Ascent Trip Report

After bagging Mt. Deception I descended the ridge to the paved road and hiked back up and turned right up the paved road to the summit with the communication towers. Located a benchmark, but no register in the rocks at the far end of the concrete pad. Very hot on returning to car parked at Eaton Saddle (94 degrees) at 11 am.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:434 ft / 132 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1140 ft / 347 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3.5 mi / 5.6 km
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:434 ft / 132 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 164 ft / 50 m; Extra: 270 ft / 82m
    Loss on way in:270 ft / 82 m
    Distance:1.8 mi / 2.9 km
    Route:Paved road
    Start Trailhead:Mt. Deception  5796 ft / 1766 m
    Time:1 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:870 ft / 265 m
    Distance:1.7 mi / 2.7 km
    Route:San Gabriel Peak trail
    End Trailhead:Eaton Saddle/Mt Lowe Motorway  5090 ft / 1551 m
    Time:45 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Deception and Disappointment

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Mount Deception2021-07-10 a1006 ft / 307 m
2Mount Disappointment2021-07-10 b434 ft / 132 m
Total Trip Gain: 1440 ft / 439 m    Total Trip Loss: 1440 ft / 438 m



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