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Ascent of Reyes Peak on 2014-06-05

Climber: Larry Pitman

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Thursday, June 5, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Reyes Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:7514 ft / 2290 m

Ascent Trip Report

Left the trailhead at 5:30am to the flutter of quail wings in the first light. Temperatures in the upper forties, no wind and no clouds in the morning sky, chilly. Up the Chorro Grande Canyon as the temperatures rose. Up 3000 feet in 5 miles to Pine Mountain Road, past Chumash memories in a lite south, southwest wind. On Reyes Peak it was hot, upper nineties, low one hundred degrees. Chapped lips and a dry mouth blew cross the Cayama badlands as I backtracked my steps. Down the Charro Grande to a total of 17 miles and 3500 feet of elevation gain. A tough day...
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3500 ft / 1066 m
    Total Elevation Loss:3500 ft / 1066 m
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3500 ft / 1066 m
    Distance:16 mi / 25.8 km
    Route:Charro Grande Canyon to Reyes Peak trail
    Start Trailhead:Charro Grande trailhead  4014 ft / 1223 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:3500 ft / 1066 m
    End Trailhead:4014 ft / 1223 m



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