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Ascent of Maguire Peak on 2017-07-08

Climber: Kimberly St.Clair

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Saturday, July 8, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Maguire Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:1688 ft / 514 m

Ascent Trip Report

Started this hike from the Sunol Visitor Center and up the HayField road, then follow the signs for Maquire Peaks loop. There is parking on Welsh creek road, but I wanted to do more that the 6 miles from there. By starting at the Sunol visitor centers and adding a bit more by returning via Indian Joe trail, the total hike was 12 miles.

I saw Quail along with baby chicks, Turkeys and their baby gooblers, turkey vultures, hawks, woodpeckers.

The last bit up to the top was a bit steep for my sore ankles, but what the heck. I summited and walk around and probably got the East Summit as well, but not sure so not counting it.

I ended the hike at 2pm and at 100~f.
Summary Total Data
    Round-Trip Distance:12 mi / 19.3 km
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Distance:5.5 mi / 8.9 km
    Route:Hayfield road to Macquire Loop
Descent Statistics
    Distance:6.5 mi / 10.5 km



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