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Ascent of Mount Lukens on 2017-08-02

Climber: Robert Luher

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Lukens
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:5074 ft / 1546 m

Ascent Trip Report

Attempted to park at Wildwood Picnic Area, but got there before the gates were opened, so parked on highway turnout near gate. Trail was easy to follow, but overgrown in some areas. Trail had a constant elevation gain throughout, so no chance to give the legs some rest with any flat sections. Views from summit were great of the LA Basin and the San Gabriel Mountains. Could not find register. Returned down same route.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3215 ft / 979 m
    Round-Trip Distance:9 mi / 14.5 km
    Route:Stone Canyon Trail
    Trailhead:Wildwood Picnic Area  1859 ft / 566 m
    Grade/Class:1
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Time:2 Hours 20 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:2 Hours 0 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Aug 02 Hike

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Mount Lukens2017-08-023215 ft / 980 m
2Josephine Peak2017-08-021888 ft / 575 m
3Barley Flats2017-08-02976 ft / 297 m
Total Trip Gain: 6079 ft / 1852 m    Total Trip Loss: 6079 ft / 1852 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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