Sunset Mountain Climber's Log

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gimpilator - May 5, 2017 12:32 pm Date Climbed: Mar 4, 2017

70 Peaks In 30 Days  Sucess!

Part of a month long solo peakbagging trip. I hiked Sombrero in the morning and Sunset in the afternoon. Sunset was a lot more rugged than I expected. I had no problem getting to the start of the Pinyon Wash route in a Subaru.

For photos and brief route descriptions see the trip report.


sdhager - Mar 5, 2014 11:51 pm Date Climbed: Mar 4, 2013

Pinyon Wash  Sucess!

Another beautiful day in the desert!


cab - Jan 2, 2013 1:37 pm Date Climbed: Dec 25, 2012

Pinyon Wash  Sucess!

Lots of sharp stuff to poke you. Not my favorite climb but pretty cool views from the top.


NavySeabee - Jan 3, 2012 11:52 am Date Climbed: Jan 2, 2012

Pinyon Wash  Sucess!

Steep, interesting, bouldery climb. Fantastic views in all directions. In case you were wondering about Pinyon Wash, I drove past the Nolina Wash intersection to the base of the mountain in a Civic. Climbed Perpendicular Bluff BM afterwards.


HeyItsBen - Dec 3, 2010 2:17 am Date Climbed: Nov 28, 2010

Pinyon wash  Sucess!

Part of another Anza weekend peakfest. Monotonous compared to some other peaks in the area, but rewarding, and the views are stellar. Had no problem driving to the base of the mountain with a 2WD truck (high clearance not needed), a few short sandy spots where you want to keep your speed up though...


Wild - Oct 28, 2010 1:11 am Date Climbed: Mar 14, 2008

Epic climb  Sucess!

My first solo climb far from home.. first time in Anza Borrego. The good old days :)

ADK - Feb 14, 2009 5:36 am Date Climbed: Jan 12, 2008

Lots of Sheep on Sunset  Sucess!

Camped out in the back of my rig at the bottom of the hill. At first light I was up & had boots on the ground heading up this little hill. As I was making my way up a ridge line there was a group of sheep keeping an eye on me.


fuzzy05 - May 7, 2007 8:25 pm Date Climbed: May 6, 2007

Pinyon Wash  Sucess!

Had a great day scrambling, although various loose (and flaky) boulders made for a few close calls.


tpdwr - Feb 28, 2007 3:01 am Date Climbed: Jan 16, 2000

Pinyon Wash  Sucess!

Parked at the highway and walked in. Great views!!


BCL - Feb 23, 2006 5:28 pm Date Climbed: Dec 30, 2005

Pinyon Wash  Sucess!

Nice weather. Very hazy down low.


pilz8 - Feb 21, 2006 2:47 am

pinyon wash  Sucess!

I climbed this peak with c-sloan when I lived in San Diego

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