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Ascent of Turtle Mountains High Point on 2012-02-18

Climber: BMS 914

Others in Party:Eric Kassan -- Trip Report or GPS Track
Brett Sapowith
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, February 18, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Turtle Mountains High Point
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:4298 ft / 1310 m

Ascent Trip Report

This one was just a nice hike - the road in was confusing with braided trails running all over. The drive in had cairns/ducks to show the way - first time I ever saw that. Awesome views of nearby Mopah Point and Umpah Peak.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2513 ft / 765 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2513 ft / 765 m
    Round-Trip Distance:11.6 mi / 18.7 km
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Clear sunny day
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2513 ft / 765 m
    Distance:5.9 mi / 9.5 km
    Route:Wash to East Ridge, then South Ridge
    Start Trailhead:Dirt road a long way off Rte 62  1785 ft / 544 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:2513 ft / 765 m
    Distance:5.7 mi / 9.2 km
    Route:Wash to East Ridge, then South Ridge
    End Trailhead:Dirt road a long way off Rte 62  1785 ft / 544 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by BMS 914
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