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Ascent of Salt Creek Mountain on 2017-05-07

Climber: Dean Gaudet

Others in Party:Andrew Kirmse -- Trip Report or GPS Track
Jerry Kohn
David Sanger -- Trip Report or GPS Track
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, May 7, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Salt Creek Mountain
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:4379 ft / 1334 m

Ascent Trip Report

we followed ken jones' directions. we had to move many downed trees, and then there was one which would require a chainsaw. that's where we parked and began the hike. we continued on the road to where ken ascended: this route up was reasonable, steep, but the forest was generally amenable to travel.

on the way down i had the bright idea to just go straight down a ridge to save some time on the road... while i enjoyed portions of this bad downhill bushwhack, it's really not something i would recommend.

as far as P2ks go, this one is a dud. the views are limited.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1205 ft / 366 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1205 ft / 366 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4.2 mi / 6.8 km
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Bushwhack
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1105 ft / 336 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1005 ft / 306 m; Extra: 100 ft / 30m
    Loss on way in:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:2.5 mi / 4 km
    Start Trailhead:3374 ft / 1028 m
    Time:1 Hours 45 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1105 ft / 336 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 1005 ft / 306 m; Extra: 100 ft / 30m
    Gain on way out:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:1.7 mi / 2.7 km
    End Trailhead:3374 ft / 1028 m
    Time:1 Hours 20 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Dean Gaudet
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