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Ascent of Blue Angels Peak on 2016-03-28

Climber: Scott Greco

Others in Party:Max Greco
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Monday, March 28, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Blue Angels Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:4548 ft / 1386 m

Ascent Trip Report

Was going to do this one on Sunday evening, but traffic and fatigue from driving in from Reno area that night on no sleep squashed that idea as I did not want to ascend this one in the dark at all. So we left first thing in the morning and drove up the road as far as I dare in my 2wd truck. We made a nice loop following the road that went to the southwest on the way in, then came out on the one that heads to the east in front of the peak on the way out. I would recommend taking the latter one both for the in and out as there was a lot less scrambling to get the summit, plus less bushwhacking as well. Fun peak with beautiful views of the border and the surrounding area
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1013 ft / 308 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1013 ft / 308 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3.6 mi / 5.8 km
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Open Country, Bushwhack, Scramble
    Weather:Cool, Very Windy, Overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:858 ft / 261 m
    Distance:1.9 mi / 3.1 km
    Start Trailhead:3690 ft / 1124 m
    Time:45 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1013 ft / 308 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 858 ft / 262 m; Extra: 155 ft / 47m
    Gain on way out:155 ft / 47 m
    Distance:1.7 mi / 2.7 km
    End Trailhead:3690 ft / 1124 m
    Time:40 Minutes



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