Ascent of Liebre Mountain on 2017-05-12
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Friday, May 12, 2017|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||5760 ft / 1755 m|
Ascent Trip Reportas usual on the PCT i enjoy racing uphill on the gentle grade, and get impatient when going downhill. no way to cut here though, the bush is impenetrable.
views were limited at the summit: i had a late start to the day (3pm) and fog had started rolling in on the distant peaks. by the time i got to the summit the fog was encroaching liebre as well.
found the register, with the note from richard carey et al regarding surveying to determine the highest point. there were surprisingly few entries in the register after their original entry from 2006.
the best part of this was the side trail i took on the way back: it's the northern fork of my track on the ridge. it had bike tracks, so i'm guessing it's a bike trail. it's not on the forest map or OSM. this short segment was very colourful and lush, a trail through a carpet of clover.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||2269 ft / 691 m|
| Total Elevation Loss:||2269 ft / 690 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||9.1 mi / 14.6 km|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Weather:||Cool, Windy, Overcast|
| Gain on way in:||1969 ft / 600 m|
| Gain Breakdown:||Net: 1769 ft / 539 m; Extra: 200 ft / 60m|
| Loss on way in:||200 ft / 60 m|
| Distance:||4.5 mi / 7.2 km|
| Start Trailhead:||3991 ft / 1216 m|
| Time:||1 Hours 33 Minutes|
| Loss on way out:||2069 ft / 630 m|
| Loss Breakdown:||Net: 1769 ft / 539 m; Extra: 300 ft / 91m|
| Gain on way out:||300 ft / 91 m|
| Distance:||4.6 mi / 7.4 km|
| End Trailhead:||3991 ft / 1216 m|
| Time:||1 Hours 22 Minutes|
|Ascent Part of Trip: liebre mountain|
Complete Trip Sequence:
Total Trip Gain: 2269 ft / 692 m Total Trip Loss: 2269 ft / 692 m
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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Peaks: climbed and unclimbed by Dean Gaudet
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