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Ascent of Toro Peak-North Summit on 2015-06-19

Climber: Jim Wick

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Friday, June 19, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Toro Peak-North Summit
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:8000 ft / 2438 m

Ascent Trip Report

Parked at 9.7 miles on NF-7S02 (which is the y to the right to Santa Rosa Mountain). Got a little later start due to road construction delays in Anza Valley. Had the mountain to myself. Weather was very warm; upper 70s when I started and upper 80s when I finished. Occasional breeze but primarily atop Toro or Santa Rosa Mountain. Lots of smoke haze from the Lake Fire (near Angelus Oaks). Hiked along the road. Plan is for the Toro trio: Toro Peak - North Summit, Toro Peak, & Toro Peak - West Peak.

I understand this point was chosen as the highest point outside the Santa Rosa Indian Reservation. It is a trivial hike. I could have driven within 60 yards; in fact it is a great turn around location if the first gate is open. I gave an ascent quality a three only due to altitude and where I parked; especially a quick drive ascent from sea-level would add a slight challenge. Otherwise this peak is definite "1".

Stats are included in my Toro Peak trip report.
Summary Total Data
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike
    Weather:Hot, Calm
Ascent Statistics
    Route:NF-7S02
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Toro 2015

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Toro Peak-North Summit2015-06-19 
2Toro Peak2015-06-192056 ft / 627 m
3Toro Peak-West Peak2015-06-19 
4Santa Rosa Mountain2015-06-19260 ft / 79 m
5Peak 80582015-06-19132 ft / 40 m
Total Trip Gain: 2448 ft / 746 m    Total Trip Loss: 2448 ft / 746 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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