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Ascent of Pulgas Ridge on 2014-06-01

Climber: Frederick Johnson

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Sunday, June 1, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Pulgas Ridge
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:725 ft / 220 m

Ascent Trip Report

Driving south om I-280, exit at Bunker Hill Rd and head east to Yorktown Rd. The TH for Pulgas Ridge is adjacent to the residence at 1651 Yorktown Rd. A well paved utility road, closed to motorized traffic, climbs moderately steeply to its end at two large enclosed water tanks. From here a use trail ascends shortly to the open summit area, which is dotted with coyote brush.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:150 ft / 45 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    Route:Utility road
    Trailhead:Yorktown Rd  575 ft / 175 m
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Good, sunny, light haze
Ascent Statistics
    Time:20 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:20 Minutes



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