Ascent of Dakota Ridge on 2014-10-06

Climber: Trevor Kent

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Monday, October 6, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Dakota Ridge
    Elevation:6000 ft / 1828 m

Ascent Trip Report

10:57am start
11:00am Marker 1 Junction, Mount Sanitas Goes Left
11:18am Marker 2 Trail Splits I Went Left, .51 Miles,
11:36am Marker 3 Going Under Power Lines, 1.07 Miles
11:45am Marker 4 Summit Of Mount Santas plack,1.3 Miles, 47 minutes
12:10pm Left placks
12:15pm Marker 5 Actual Summit, 1.61 Miles
12:19am left summit, 1:23 Running Time, 1 hour recording time
12:24pm Marker 6 Private Property Line On Trail 1.82 Miles, turned around
12:37pm back by plack 2.25miles
12:51pm Marker 7 Sanitas Quarries Sign 2.62 Miles
1:01pm Marker 8 Cedar Brook Rd Th, 2.9.miles
1:03pm Marker 10 Goat Trail Junction 2.98 Miles
1:04pm junction Dakota Ridge and Sanitas Canyon 3.02 Miles
1:11pm Marker 12 Top of Dakota Ridge, 3.16 Miles; 1:12 Running Time
1:37pm Marker 13 Valley And Ridge Trail Meet, 3.83 Miles
1:40pm Marker 14 Junction 3.96 Miles
1:43pm Marker 15 Junction With Garbage Cans 4.04 Miles
1:49pm done at TH 4.37miles, 2:53running time

The actual unmarked summit of Sanitas is a little bit further down the trail to the north.

Animals Spotted:
Summary Total Data
    Round-Trip Distance:2.6 mi / 4.2 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Distance:1.4 mi / 2.3 km
    Route:East Ridge Trail
    Start Trailhead:Mount Sanitas  
    Time:0 Days 0 Hours 49 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Distance:1.2 mi / 2 km
    Route:Dakota Ridge Trail
    End Trailhead:Mount Sanitas Trailhead  
    Time:0 Days 1 Hours 42 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: 10/6/14 (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Sanitas Mountaineer Top2014-10-06 
2Mount Sanitas2014-10-06 
3Dakota Ridge2014-10-06 

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