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Ascent of Cowles Mountain on 2009-09-01

Climber: Derek Loranger

Date:Tuesday, September 1, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Cowles Mountain
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:1591 ft / 484 m

Ascent Trip Report



This is my first hike since I had a muscle strain in my back two weeks ago. I took it easy on the way up and could just feel a slight soreness in my back, but nothing major or lasting.

Although the temperature was flirting with the 90’s, a nice breeze was blowing this morning as I started up the trail. I saw a small covey of quail...

You can read the entire trip report with video at 100 Peaks.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:869 ft / 264 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3 mi / 4.8 km
    Route:Cowles Mountain Service Road
    Trailhead:Barker Way Trailhead  722 ft / 220 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear



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