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Ascent of Buckman Benchmark on 2016-05-13

Climber: Larry Edmonds

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Friday, May 13, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Buckman Benchmark
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:4641 ft / 1414 m

Ascent Trip Report

I followed Mike Sullivan's route up. Nice route with brush but the brush is knee to waist high and easy to walk thru. Disovered a flagged route heading down a SE ridge so took that down. Again not a bad route but Mikey's route is the better route. Should anyone want to take the flagged route up look for the flag just above the road at N-32 degrees 45.593 min. W-116 degrees 30.568 min.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:914 ft / 278 m
    Total Elevation Loss:914 ft / 278 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Bushwhack
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:814 ft / 248 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 714 ft / 218 m; Extra: 100 ft / 30m
    Loss on way in:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:1.2 mi / 2 km
    Route:Mike Sullivans Route
    Start Trailhead:3927 ft / 1196 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:814 ft / 248 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 714 ft / 218 m; Extra: 100 ft / 30m
    Gain on way out:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:0.8 mi / 1.2 km
    Route:Flagged route down SE ridge
    End Trailhead:3927 ft / 1196 m



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