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Ascent of Loma Prieta on 2008-08-22

Climber: Scott Burley

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Friday, August 22, 2008
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Loma Prieta
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:3786 ft / 1153 m

Ascent Trip Report

Took a wrong turn on the way up. At one of the switchbacks near the top, follow the sign to LOMA 4 to the left, not LOMA 1 to the right. Very hot this afternoon. View was good but hazy. Was passed by three maintenance trucks, but they left me alone.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:986 ft / 300 m
    Total Elevation Loss:986 ft / 299 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4.3 mi / 6.8 km
    Grade/Class:Class I
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:936 ft / 285 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 736 ft / 224 m; Extra: 200 ft / 60m
    Loss on way in:200 ft / 60 m
    Distance:2.2 mi / 3.6 km
    Start Trailhead:Gate on Loma Prieta Av.  3050 ft / 929 m
    Time:1 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:786 ft / 239 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 736 ft / 224 m; Extra: 50 ft / 15m
    Gain on way out:50 ft / 15 m
    Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    End Trailhead:Gate on Loma Prieta Av.  3050 ft / 929 m
    Time:45 Minutes



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