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JEFF SULLIVAN: 3-WEEK FINISHER 3-Peak Challenge 2016

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About Your Experience:

"I completed the 3-day Challenge in May by myself but my son wanted to do it in preparation for his upcoming Whitney trip. Because of logistics, we elected to do the 3-week Challenge. All in all, it was a very beneficial experience."

Challenge Highlight:

"Arrived late to Mill Creek Ranger Station to find all permits had been issued for the day. We decided to take the Momyer Creek route up and left very late for a very long day of hiking, after having dropped a car at the Falls trail-head. The route was beautiful and uncrowded. 13 miles later we arrived at the summit in the rain. The trip down Vivian Creek while shorter was still difficult given the extra climbing on the way up. Headlamps blazing, we traversed the last few miles in the dark arriving safely but very tired after 22 miles."

San Jacinto:

Trail: Tram + SJ Peak trail
Date at Trailhead: 7/17/16
Time at Trailhead: 9:25a
Date at Summit: 7/17/16
Time at Summit: 12:30p
Date at Trail End: 7/17/16
Time at Trail End: 3:20p

 

Mt. Baldy:

Trail: Ski Hut Trail to Devil's Backbone
Date at Trailhead: 7/23/16
Time at Trailhead: 9:45a
Date at Summit: 7/23/16
Time at Summit: 12:56p
Date at Trail End: 7/23/16
Time at Trail End: 3:54p

 

San Gorgonio:

Trail: Momyer Creek to Vivian Creek
Date at Trailhead: 7/31/16
Time at Trailhead: 8:55a
Date at Summit: 7/31/16
Time at Summit: 4:22p
Date at Trail End: 7/31/16
Time at Trail End: 9:00p

 

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