Ascent of Rankin Peak on 2008-12-28

Climber: Srikant Jayaraman

Date:Sunday, December 28, 2008
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Rankin Peak
    Elevation:5291 ft / 1612 m

Ascent Trip Report

The two miles between Clamshell and Rankin was probably the nicest road I've ever hiked on. Fresh snow and trees! A dramatic contrast between this and the unpleasant, itchy brush on the Clamshell ridge.

Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:931 ft / 283 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:931 ft / 283 m
    Distance:2.1 mi / 3.4 km
    Route:Clamshell Road
    Start Trailhead:Clamshell Peak  4360 ft / 1328 m
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Monrovia

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Clamshell Peak2008-12-283240 ft / 988 m
2Rankin Peak2008-12-28931 ft / 284 m
3Monrovia Peak2008-12-28218 ft / 66 m
Total Trip Gain: 4389 ft / 1338 m    Total Trip Loss: 4389 ft / 1338 m

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