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Ascent of Ghost Mountain on 2017-03-07

Climber: Scott Surgent

Date:Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Ghost Mountain
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:3400 ft / 1036 m

Ascent Trip Report

I followed the usual route - to the Yaquitepec site, then boulder-hopping to the summit. Yes, there are about 4 false summits, but the real one has a big rounded boulder so it's obvious once you see it from a distance. It's an easy scramble to get on top this boulder.

Rocks along ridge are granite and set solid, close enough to hop from one to the other for hundreds of feet at a time. On the rare occasion I needed to step onto dirt, the going was easy except for the occasional thick agave.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:640 ft / 195 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2.5 mi / 4 km
    Trailhead:2760 ft / 841 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles



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