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Ascent of Long Valley Peak on 2016-02-14

Climber: Greg Gerlach

Others in Party:Kelley Laxamana -- Trip Report or GPS Track
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, February 14, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Long Valley Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:4880 ft / 1487 m

Ascent Trip Report

Long Valley Peak looks like a rock climb and bushwhack from the trailhead; however, the peak has a pretty good use trail from the power line road all the way to the top. In addition, Kelley and I followed Michael Sullivan's GPS track to the top, which was spot on. On the way down, we avoided the ups and downs of the power line road by following motorcycle trails back to the truck.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1280 ft / 390 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1280 ft / 389 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4.7 mi / 7.6 km
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1280 ft / 390 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 880 ft / 268 m; Extra: 400 ft / 121m
    Loss on way in:400 ft / 121 m
    Distance:2.3 mi / 3.8 km
    Route:Power line road and use trail
    Start Trailhead:Pine Valley road  4000 ft / 1219 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:880 ft / 268 m
    Distance:2.3 mi / 3.8 km
    Route:Use and motorcycle trails
    End Trailhead:Pine Valley road  4000 ft / 1219 m



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