Ladyface Mountain

Los Angeles County, CA

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Distance2.2 mi
Elevation gain1,200 ft
Route typeOut & back
Duration1 h
CruxClass 3
Quality4/10

Peaks bagged

1
Ladyface Mountain2,036 ft / Prom. 1,056 ft

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Start of the trail from Kanan Road. Ladyface Mountain is visible through the fog.
The trail gains the ridge.
Following the ridge all the way to the summit.
Looking back at a spectacular cloud inversion.
View southeast.
Small dip along the ridge.
The trail continues left, contouring the south face. I stayed right and scrambled directly up the ridge.
Class 3 on very solid rock.
Looking back at the top of the first class 3 section.
Continuing along the right. A use-trail appears.
Heading for the unofficially-named Flagpole Peak, the outcrop on the right.
A second class 3 section.
Flagpole Peak summit. View toward Ladyface Mountain.
Approaching Ladyface Mountain.
Ladyface Mountain summit.
View southwest.
View northeast toward the town of Agoura Hills.
On the way back, I bypassed the scrambling sections via the trail on the south face.
Banded orb weaver spotted near the trailhead.

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