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Ascent of Sorrell Peak on 2017-12-08

Climber: Robert Luher

Others in Party:CR
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Friday, December 8, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Sorrell Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:7704 ft / 2348 m

Ascent Trip Report

Drove up Piute Mountain Road from Kelso Valley, turning left at a junction marked "Sorrell Peak," which was road 29S04. Followed that road until slightly northwest of the peak. Followed the use trail from the road toward the summit. Found and signed the register. On the way down found an abandoned jeep road that led to the 29S04 road (about 200 yards further up), which was a much quicker route. Recommend following my return track (the track to the southwest) on future hikes. A prior peakbagger (who posted his route on Peakbagger) did the same thing (i.e. finding the jeep road on the descent).
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:634 ft / 193 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.2 mi / 1.9 km
    Route:Use Trail
    Trailhead:29S04  7070 ft / 2154 m
    Grade/Class:1
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Cold, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time:40 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:20 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Robert Luher
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