Album: San Gabriels: Silver on the Side Canyon
- Outdoor Adventures
- Album Date
- 3/15/2015 12:00:00 AM
- Date Added
- 3/15/2015 11:20:50 PM
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Just ten more minutes to the top. Really! Ok, not really.
Looking down from Mount Lukens at Sunland / Tajunga
Summit of Mount Lukens (Brandon's first HPS peak!)
Heavy brush at the normal drop-in. We aborted and found another way.
Just past the dense brush guarding entry to the canyon
All that dry/dead looking stuff is poison oak!!! And it wasn't all dead! At least Brandon had pants. I only had shorts.
3500 feet of total gain. Much bushwhacking. Fire debris. Plenty of poison oak. Swarms of small biting flies. Ticks. Bees. Hornets. Snakes. Possible mountain lion ... And still a smile.
9 hrs 34 mins roundtrip time no car shuttle. Lost 1/2 hour after re-routing from original drop-in due to heavy brush.