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Ascent of Manzanita Mountain on 2015-07-24

Climber: William Harwood

Others in Party:Jessica Jellison
Date:Friday, July 24, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Manzanita Mountain
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:2063 ft / 628 m

Ascent Trip Report

This is a fun, short hike from Placerita Canyon Nature Center. You take a .9 mile ascent along the Hillside and Manzanita Mountain trails. Towards the top, a saddle is reached with the northern fork leading to the summit. This is a rather over grown trail and is a bit of a scramble at points. However, this only lasts for about 100 feet to the peak. The views of the Santa Clarita Valley are interesting yet dwarfed by the nearby Los Pinetos Peak.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:688 ft / 209 m
    Extra Gain:80 ft / 24 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2 mi / 3.3 km
    Route:Manzanita Mountain Trail
    Trailhead:Placerita Canyon Nature Center  1535 ft / 467 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time:42 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:40 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by William Harwood
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