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Ascent of Chalk Mountain on 2017-05-20

Climber: Martin Pyne

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Saturday, May 20, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Chalk Mountain
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:1609 ft / 490 m

Ascent Trip Report

From Waddell Beach. Took the Westridge Trail up and Chalks Road to the Henry Creek Trail to the Skyline-to-the-Sea Trail back.

The Henry Creek Trail crosses West Waddell Creek just before it reaches the Skyline-to-the-Sea Trail. If you take this route, be prepared to get your feet wet.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:4696 ft / 1430 m
    Total Elevation Loss:4696 ft / 1430 m
    Round-Trip Distance:19.2 mi / 30.9 km
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Stream Ford
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3696 ft / 1126 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1582 ft / 482 m; Extra: 2114 ft / 644m
    Loss on way in:2114 ft / 644 m
    Distance:8.9 mi / 14.3 km
    Route:Westridge Trail
    Start Trailhead:Waddell Beach  27 ft / 8 m
    Time:3 Hours 13 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:2582 ft / 786 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 1582 ft / 482 m; Extra: 1000 ft / 304m
    Gain on way out:1000 ft / 304 m
    Distance:10.3 mi / 16.6 km
    Route:Henry Creek Trail
    End Trailhead:Waddell Beach  27 ft / 8 m
    Time:3 Hours 37 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Big Basin 5/20/17 (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Peak 13902017-05-20 a 
2Chalk Mountain2017-05-20 b4696 ft / 1431 m
Total Trip Gain: 4696 ft / 1431 m    Total Trip Loss: 4696 ft / 1431 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Martin Pyne
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