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Ascent of Granite Mountain on 2018-01-31

Climber: Richard Hensley

Others in Party:Josef Nuernberger -- Trip Report or GPS Track
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Granite Mountain
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:6762 ft / 2061 m

Ascent Trip Report

DPS route via Cottonwood Wash is NOT a trespass!

As best I could, I traced the boundary of the Cal State Preserve that is restricted, and made it into a gpx track, and added a waypoint for the trailhead. It matches exactly with the locked gate and posted fence just south of the parking area. That's why there are no signs along the route.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2963 ft / 902 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2963 ft / 902 m
    Round-Trip Distance:8.3 mi / 13.4 km
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Open Country, Scramble
    Weather:few ci; viz 100mi; lgt wind; warm
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2923 ft / 890 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 2753 ft / 840 m; Extra: 170 ft / 51m
    Loss on way in:170 ft / 51 m
    Distance:4.5 mi / 7.2 km
    Route:Cottonwood Wash; NE rij
    Start Trailhead:34.81993,-115.64802  4009 ft / 1221 m
    Time:4 Hours 9 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:2793 ft / 851 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 2753 ft / 840 m; Extra: 40 ft / 12m
    Gain on way out:40 ft / 12 m
    Distance:3.8 mi / 6.1 km
    Route:reverse
    End Trailhead:34.81993,-115.64802  4009 ft / 1221 m
    Time:2 Hours 29 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


 GPS Waypoints - Hover or click to see name and lat/long
Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Richard Hensley
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Note: GPS Tracks may not be accurate, and may not show the best route. Do not follow this route blindly. Conditions change frequently. Use of a GPS unit in the outdoors, even with a pre-loaded track, is no substitute for experience and good judgment. Peakbagger.com accepts NO responsibility or liability from use of this data.

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