Ascent of Tahquitz Peak on 2013-06-29

Climber: Joseph Hirniak

Date:Saturday, June 29, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Tahquitz Peak
    Elevation:8846 ft / 2696 m

Ascent Trip Report

Started at just after 0600 hr. from Humber Park. Very warm and daily temps reached 90 F in Idyllwild, 101 F in Cahuilla off US 371. Reached summit between 0807 and 0824 hr. Lot of bugs during hike. Back at car by 1001 hrs. Total 1.5 liters of water with .5 liters of pre-hyrdation at TH; 3 x 270 calories ea./power bars.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2366 ft / 721 m
    Round-Trip Distance:7.8 mi / 12.6 km
    Route:Devil's Slide Trail
    Trailhead:Humber Park TH  6480 ft / 1975 m
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time:2 Hours 0 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 30 Minutes

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