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Ascent of Maguire Peak on 2016-04-03

Climber: Dean Gaudet

Others in Party:Shelley Shostak
Date:Sunday, April 3, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Maguire Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:1688 ft / 514 m

Ascent Trip Report

be sure to pick up a permit for welch road at the sunol entrance gate. we had no problem finding parking at 10:40am on a sunday (later in the day the spots were fairly full).

there is a use trail connecting the taller and the shorter peak, but it does go over a rock ledge which we didn't want to tackle... and had we gone that way we probably would have missed the awesome wildflower display on the NW ridge.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2030 ft / 618 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2030 ft / 618 m
    Round-Trip Distance:5.9 mi / 9.6 km
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1379 ft / 420 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 790 ft / 241 m; Extra: 589 ft / 179m
    Loss on way in:589 ft / 179 m
    Distance:2.9 mi / 4.6 km
    Start Trailhead:welch road  898 ft / 273 m
    Time:1 Hours 11 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1441 ft / 439 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 790 ft / 241 m; Extra: 651 ft / 198m
    Gain on way out:651 ft / 198 m
    Distance:3.1 mi / 4.9 km
    End Trailhead:welch road  898 ft / 273 m
    Time:1 Hours 25 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Dean Gaudet
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