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Ascent of Tin Mountain on 2016-11-13

Climber: James Morehouse

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, November 13, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Tin Mountain
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:8953 ft / 2728 m

Ascent Trip Report

I had to park about a half mile from the start since the usual pull out was too small after some regrading of the road since I was there last (the road was pretty wash boarded and rocky nonetheless, worse since I was there last). A late start put me at the summit by around 3:30, so I spent about two hours navigating the steep, loose ridge in the dark. The "super moon" didn't rise above the mountain until I was nearly back to the car, but it cast the mountain's shadow on the valley floor below me. #49 towards my 2nd DPS list finish.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:4278 ft / 1303 m
    Round-Trip Distance:9 mi / 14.5 km
    Trailhead:4675 ft / 1424 m
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Open Country
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by James Morehouse
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