San Gorgonio 3-day Trek -- Sunday -- San G Summit plus 5 Peaks
After camping Saturday night at Dollar Lake 92,00 ft, Ajay, Kenny and I, led by Gideon, climbed to the summit of San Gorgonio, 11,502 ft. After lunch and some spectacular views, we hiked west along the central ridge of the San Bernardino Mountains, also summiting Jepson Peak 11,205 ft, Little Charton Peak 10,696 ft, and Charleton Peak 10,806 ft. Then we returned to Dollar Lake Saddle, where we had left our backpacks, and continued on to our next campsite at Trail Fork Springs 10,320 ft. Along the way we also summited Alto Diablo Peak 10,563 ft, and Shields Peak 10,680 ft. It was a long day, hiking a total of 16 miles, climbing a total of 3,745 feet, and bagging 6 peaks at elevations exceeding 10,000 feet.
Aug 22, 2010