Ascent of Deering Peak on 2000-03-12
|Date:||Sunday, March 12, 2000|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||4780 ft / 1456 m|
Ascent Trip ReportWe consider pk 4780 to be the true Palm Mesa High Point...
3/11-12/2000 Indian Canyon/Borrego Palm Canyon Traverse D-2/4, reverse traverse, ride out with Ken, shuttle to end of DiGiorgio Rd, start at BPC TH, 19 schoolkids & 4 adults camping above first grove, Ted climbs dry falls in N Fork, camp near morteros at 4150
12: bag 4780 true Palm Mesa high point, ticks, check out tin mine, Bennis Bowl impressive, meet vol ranger Dave Otis at Second Crossing, chat with knowledgable Bonita horseman (V defends Bailey Cabin), K&L get lift to cars from Dave saving 4+ miles, warm on desert floor, dinner at Kendall's, find tick on back Wed morning, Borrego Palm Canyon Nature Trail D-2/1 on way in
with Lorin, Jerry, Ginna, Ted, Ken Barr
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