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Ascent of Bertha Peak on 2017-06-08

Climber: Richard Hensley

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Thursday, June 8, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Bertha Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:8201 ft / 2499 m

Ascent Trip Report

Note on track: from signs on the trail, it appears the PCT has been re-routed to loop around the S & NW sides of Point 7798.

On the way up the 4WD road, I short-cutted up the old road along the ridgecrest. Clear but very steep; not recommended unless you really like that or need to save a few minutes.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1470 ft / 447 m
    Total Elevation Loss:120 ft / 36 m
    Round-Trip Distance:7.1 mi / 11.4 km
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1410 ft / 429 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1350 ft / 411 m; Extra: 60 ft / 18m
    Loss on way in:60 ft / 18 m
    Distance:3.6 mi / 5.8 km
    Route:Coyote Crest Tr, PCT, 4WD road
    Start Trailhead:Coyote Crest TH  6851 ft / 2088 m
    Time:1 Hours 44 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:60 ft / 18 m
    Gain on way out:60 ft / 18 m
    Distance:3.5 mi / 5.6 km
    Route:reverse
    End Trailhead:Coyote Crest TH  
    Time:1 Hours 19 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Richard Hensley
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