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Ascent of Palomar Observatory on 2015-01-21

Climber: David Parratt

Date:Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Palomar Observatory
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:5571 ft / 1698 m

Ascent Trip Report

We drove up to the observatory parking lot and on the way to see the Hale Telescope, stopped in at the visitor centre. We had hoped to walk from the observatory to the summit of Palomar Mtn., but this was not possible. There were locked gates and signs indicating no entry along the road that traverses from the observatory to just below the summit.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:50 ft / 15 m
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:50 ft / 15 m
    Distance:0.2 mi / 0.4 km
    Route:Paved path
    Start Trailhead:Observatory parking lot  5521 ft / 1682 m
Descent Statistics



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