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Ascent of Loma Prieta on 2017-12-24

Climber: Colin Gregory

Date:Sunday, December 24, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Loma Prieta
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:3786 ft / 1153 m

Ascent Trip Report

Parked at the traditional spot although I feel pretty comfortable I could have driven to the second pullout below the final switchbacks. About 8 cars passed me, everyone waved and one guy stopped to make sure my car didn't break down, left with "Enjoy the hike!" Near the summit ran into a Guy in his 60-70s and he says he runs this 4 times a week. He said on the opening of Mt. Um he ran the ridge line from here to there and was told my midpen "not to do that." Overall a short but worthwhile hike with unbelievable views. Happy to finally get the HP of my favorite local range. There were very obvious no trespassing signs especially near the top but I wasn't too worried. Put my hand through the hole and claimed it like all others. :)
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:683 ft / 208 m
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:683 ft / 208 m
    Distance:3.8 mi / 6.1 km
    Start Trailhead:3103 ft / 945 m
Descent Statistics
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Colin Gregory
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