Ascent of Peak 4780 on 2000-03-12

Climber: John Strauch

Date:Sunday, March 12, 2000
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Peak 4780
    Elevation:4780 ft / 1456 m

Ascent Trip Report

We 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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