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Ascent of Artists Point Benchmark on 2015-12-26

Climber: John McHugh

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, December 26, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Artists Point Benchmark
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:-85 ft / -25 m

Ascent Trip Report

I did indeed find the benchmark embedded in a concrete square not far (maybe 20') from the PB coordinates. Despite being below sea level, the benchmark nevertheless has the words "elevation above sea" and also has "Artists" stamped on it. There actually is a bit of a climb to this summit.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:79 ft / 24 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0.7 mi / 1.2 km
    Trailhead:Artist Drive entrance  -164 ft / -49 m
    Route Conditions:
Open Country
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
found benchmark after a bit of searching



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