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Monster Climbs

Palomar Mountain

December 19, 2008

Palomar Mountain is one of the highest peaks in San Diego County, rising to 6,140 feet within sight of the Pacific Ocean. Its South Grade Road offers 4,700 feet of spectacular climbing over 13 miles. The upper section contains 21 switchbacks, making it a popular destination for both cyclists and motorcyclists.

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Day 1 – Onion Valley

June 10, 2008

On Day 1 of the Descenders Monster Climbs Trip, Arlyn rides his bike up Onion Valley Road, a Sierra Monster that gains 5,000 feet of elevation in just 13 miles.

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Day 2 – Horseshoe Meadow and Mt. Whitney Portal

June 10, 2008

On Day 2 of the Descenders Monster Climb Trip, Arlyn takes on the gigantic Horseshoe Meadow Road and was first to Whitney Portal for a total of 10,000 feet of climbing over 65 miles.

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Day 3 – Bristlecone Forest

June 10, 2008

On the final day of the Descenders Monster Climbs trip, Arlyn climbs to the ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest which sits above 10,000 feet.

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Yeah, that’s the point.

June 8, 2008

Yeah, that’s the point., originally uploaded by Arlyn Asch.

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