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Ascent of El Sombroso on 2021-08-22

Climber: Brett Marciasini

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, August 22, 2021
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:El Sombroso
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:3000 ft / 914 m

Ascent Trip Report

Fire road walk to a horrible summit. No views and power lines. Why this peak is on some of these major Bay Area Lists is a head scratcher.

If you are looking for a hike or run where you can just put your head down and go, this is it. Great stats for training and not gonna miss much by moving fast. Least amount of pictures I’ve ever taken on hike!

Took LimeKiln to the junction, went left up Priest Rock Trail to Kennedy Trail to the summit and followed the lower LimeKiln Trail back to the junction and then out.

Went onto St. Joseph’s Hill next.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2986 ft / 910 m
    Total Elevation Loss:639 ft / 194 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2986 ft / 910 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 2347 ft / 715 m; Extra: 639 ft / 194m
    Loss on way in:639 ft / 194 m
    Distance:11.7 mi / 18.8 km
    Start Trailhead:LimeKiln TH  653 ft / 199 m
    Time:1 Hours 50 Minutes
Descent Statistics
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Brett Marciasini
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