Ascent of Mount Pinos on 2014-03-28

Climber: Jim Wick

Others in Party:Larry Edmonds
Date:Friday, March 28, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Pinos
    Elevation:8831 ft / 2691 m

Ascent Trip Report

This was part of Mt Pinos - Sawmill Mountain - Sawmill Mountain West (triple divide) hike which totaled 7.7 miles in 4 hours over some snow/ice. The views were great. Started the hike from the Nordic Center parking lot. The route up to Mt Pinos is generally straight forward 2 miles/600' gain. Only the way up, deviated slightly to find a Natl Forest Section Marker (N34.81298, W119.13744). A second section marker was just a metal pole near the summit (N34.81201, W119.14636). Met one solo hiker on the way back. Register was missing.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:591 ft / 180 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Route:Dirt Road
    Trailhead:Nordic Center Parking lot  8240 ft / 2511 m
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time:45 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:35 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Mt Pinos Sawmill

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Mount Pinos2014-03-28591 ft / 180 m
2Sawmill Mountain2014-03-28808 ft / 246 m
3Sawmill Mountain-West Peak2014-03-2850 ft / 15 m
Total Trip Gain: 1449 ft / 441 m    Total Trip Loss: 1554 ft / 473 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Jim Wick
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