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Ascent of Portuguese Peak on 2000-06-26

Climber: Frederick Johnson

Others in Party:Pete Yamagata
Date:Monday, June 26, 2000
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Portuguese Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:7914 ft / 2412 m

Ascent Trip Report

From Lake Isabella we drove via Wofford Heights and CA 155 to Greenhorn Summit, then north approx. 6.6 miles on the unpaved Portuguese Pass Rd (FSR 24S15)to the Sunday Peak TH. At the saddle 0.7 miles from the TH, we left the peaceful, woodland trail and headed XC for about 0.3 mile through very dense chinquapin to Portuguese Peak. The location of the summit was not obvious, but after checking out a couple of rocky outcrops, Pete and I agreed on the highest one in the immediate vicinity. He left a register can and book
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:724 ft / 220 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Route:From Sunday Peak TH
    Trailhead:7190 ft / 2191 m
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Bushwhack, Scramble
    Weather:Good



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