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Ascent of Pacifico Mountain on 2013-12-23

Climber: Ken Curtis

Others in Party:Dino Guerrero
Date:Monday, December 23, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Pacifico Mountain
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:7124 ft / 2171 m

Ascent Trip Report

Cool and very windy when we left the picnic area. First 3.4 miles (until Forest road 3N90) were mostly North facing and therefore shaded with occasional stretches of snow covering the road. The route was sunny and clear once we passed 3N90.

We saw mountain quail, five deer, and a grouse in the last 2 miles to the summit. Patchy snow on the summit, but great views all around. A little disappointed that we could not find a summit register.

7:48 am - Left Car
9:09 am - At Forest Rd 3N90
9:33 am - At Pacifico Road
10:10 am - On Summit
10:44 am - Left Summit
12:39 pm - Back at Car
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2284 ft / 695 m
    Extra Gain:40 ft / 12 m
    Round-Trip Distance:12.3 mi / 19.8 km
    Route:Forest Road 3N17
    Trailhead:Summit Creek Picnic Area  4920 ft / 1499 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Cold, Windy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time:2 Hours 22 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 55 Minutes



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