Hike Up the Bike Route to San Gabriel Peak (W6 CT-019) 6161 ft, 24 March 2017

Hiked up the road that services the comm site on Mt Disappointment, then the short hike from the road’s end up San Gabriel Peak. This was to get some exercise on the way down this time, which I do not get on a fast bike ride down!

Previous bike rides up this way:

https://halssota.wordpress.com/2015/01/23/bike-ride-to-mt-disappointment-5963-ft-and-san-gabriel-peak-6161-ft-w6-ct-019-23-january-2015/

https://halssota.wordpress.com/2016/02/14/bike-ride-and-hike-to-san-gabriel-peak-w6-ct-019-6161-ft-13-feb-2016/

Started at dawn, the glow from the sky was very bright

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Nice walk

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View from the top. Mt Wilson with antennas, Monrovia Peak center, and in the far distance left of center San Gorgonio Peak, far distance center San Jacinto Peak, which is out by Palm Springs

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Not much activity this morning on 2m, but lots on HF

2m FM: W6XAA W6EL WB6POJ

20m CW: W0MNA W0ERI W4HBK AC1Z K2JB NE4TN VA6FUN WA2USA N4EX W9MRH K4MF AC7P WC9G

30m CW: NS7P WB5USB K0HNC W5BOS NG6R K0RS K6MW NU7A KT5X K5DEZ

40m CW: W7RV K6EL K6TUY K7ORG W7USA K1JD AA7DK

Thanks to Gary W0MNA, Phil NS7P and Tom W7RV for spotting me, the RBN to SOTA spotter was not working

Headed down, Mt Disappointment

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Mt Lawlor on the pleasant walk down

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73! Hal N6JZT

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