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Ascent of Ranger Peak on 2016-08-28

Climber: Winnette Butler

Others in Party:The Colonel Butler
Tanya Roton
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, August 28, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Ranger Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:5082 ft / 1548 m

Ascent Trip Report

Road was in excellent shape, and views were good.

Glad I was paranoid and concerned about snakes in the late afternoon sun in the rocks around the stairs and the old foundation on the summit and had Colonel on a tight leash. Coming down the stairs we heard the loudest rattler I think I've ever heard. Don't know if the sound was amplified by being under the big rock, or if he had a lot of rattler friends, but we beat a hasty retreat. We could still hear him going strong when we got back to the car that was parked a little ways down the road.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:32 ft / 9 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Open Country
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:32 ft / 9 m
    Distance:0.1 mi / 0.2 km
    Start Trailhead:5050 ft / 1539 m
Descent Statistics



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