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Ascent of Blue Angels Peak on 2013-04-23

Climber: Scott Burley

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Blue Angels Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:4548 ft / 1386 m

Ascent Trip Report

Following the driving directions on summitpost, I parked at a pullout shortly after crossing under the power lines at about 3200'. However, there were two more sections of narrow pavement after this point which should be easily traversable by low-clearance 2WD. This will get you an extra .5 mile up the road to around 3600'. High-clearance vehicles should face no obstacles going all the way to the end of the road, except perhaps for one tricky-looking washout about .5 mile from the end.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1463 ft / 445 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1463 ft / 445 m
    Round-Trip Distance:5.2 mi / 8.4 km
    Grade/Class:Class II/III
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Open Country, Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1363 ft / 415 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1263 ft / 385 m; Extra: 100 ft / 30m
    Loss on way in:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:2.7 mi / 4.3 km
    Start Trailhead:3285 ft / 1001 m
    Time:1 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1363 ft / 415 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 1263 ft / 385 m; Extra: 100 ft / 30m
    Gain on way out:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:2.5 mi / 4.1 km
    End Trailhead:3285 ft / 1001 m
    Time:1 Hours 



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