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Ascent of Peak 9000 on 2018-05-19

Climber: Bob McLaughlin

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, May 19, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Peak 9000
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:9000 ft / 2743 m

Ascent Trip Report

Peak 9000 is a short, straightforward hike from The Elbow on Highway 4. I carried snowshoes and microspikes but needed neither. Most of the patchy snow was consolidated, resulting in minimal postholing. However, I was glad to be wearing gaiters while wading through the thorny brush on the lower slopes.

A short scramble at the top leads to a rock cairn and great views for such a modest peak. Not surprisingly, I didn't find a register.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Bob McLaughlin
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