Ascent of Sugg West on 2014-08-22

Climber: Larry Edmonds

Others in Party:John Strauch
Jim Wick
Carol Jean
Diane and Malcom.
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Friday, August 22, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Sugg West
    Elevation:5126 ft / 1562 m

Ascent Trip Report

Followed old Jeep road on NW side of peak to old road that crosses the ridge just north of the peak. Then followed ridge south to the peak. Nice route with little brush. Jim Wick came very close to stepping on a large red diamondback on the way up the ridge. Big old guy with about 12 to 15 rattles.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1299 ft / 395 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Weather:warm and clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1299 ft / 395 m
    Distance:4.2 mi / 6.8 km
    Start Trailhead:3827 ft / 1166 m
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Sugg-Aug-2014 (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Sugg West2014-08-221299 ft / 396 m
2Sugg Peak2014-08-22332 ft / 101 m
3Oakzanita Peak2014-08-22479 ft / 146 m
4Arrowmakers Ridge2014-08-22 
Total Trip Gain: 2110 ft / 643 m

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