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Ascent of Loma Prieta on 2013-06-24

Climber: Shannon Dillmore

Date:Monday, June 24, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Loma Prieta
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:3786 ft / 1153 m

Ascent Trip Report

Wanted to get a workout on this one, so I parked at Uvas Canyon County Park (a bit weird driving through the private Sveadal grounds). Headed up the Knibbs Knob trail, which was very steep for an old road. Followed Dinesh Desai's excellent directions here (http://dineshdesai.info/everestbay/hprie.htm). 12.5 miles, 3000' of gain, 3 hours 47 minutes.

Socked in at summit, no views. Heard dogs barking, but encountered none on my walk to the summit. 9 or 10 cars passed me, either ignoring or waving to me.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3020 ft / 919 m
    Extra Gain:176 ft / 53 m
    Round-Trip Distance:12.5 mi / 20.1 km
    Trailhead:1118 ft / 340 m
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail



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