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Ascent of Old Woman Mountain on 2018-02-03

Climber: Greg Gerlach

Others in Party:Sierra Club DPS group
Ron Bartell
Sandy Lara -- Trip Report or GPS Track
Laura Newman
Kelley Laxamana
James Morehouse -- Trip Report or GPS Track
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, February 3, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Old Woman Mountain
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:5325 ft / 1623 m

Ascent Trip Report

This was Tina Bowman's 3x DPS list finish led by Tina Bowman, Jim Fleming, Nile Sorenson, Peter Lara, and Sandy Lara from the DPS Route C/D trailhead. The drive into the trailhead took almost 1-1/2 hours and requires a high clearance 4x. The group of about 29 climbers was split in twos, with 1/2 of the group going up the C route and the other half of the group going up the D route. After summiting and celebrating Tina's list finish, the entire group returned to the trailhead via the C route. In addition, twenty-one people summited (unfortunately, 8 people did not make the summit), which included four 3x DPS list finishers, four 2x DPS list finishers and three 1x DPS list finishers.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2200 ft / 670 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2200 ft / 670 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Grade/Class:Class 2
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2200 ft / 670 m
    Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Route:DPS Route C
    Start Trailhead:Carbonate Gulch  3125 ft / 952 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:2200 ft / 670 m
    Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Route:DPS Route C
    End Trailhead:Carbonate Gulch  3125 ft / 952 m



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