Ascent of Huckleberry Mountain on 2010-09-12

Climber: Dennis Poulin

Date:Sunday, September 12, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Huckleberry Mountain
    Elevation:6370 ft / 1941 m

Ascent Trip Report

I approached Huckleberry Mtn from Hwy 62 turning on FR 60 the Mill Creek Ridge Road. I turned off of FR 60 onto FR 6215 which passes on the west side of Huckleberry and then FR 800 for a short distance up to the saddle on the south ridge of Huckleberry Mtn. I hiked up the forested south ridge to the high point. Some of the route has been recently brushed, so the hiking was fairly easy. There is a rocky outcropping about 100 yards south of the high point indicated on the topo that appears to be a couple feet higher. There were no views from the summit because of the forest.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:208 ft / 63 m
    Distance:1.4 mi / 2.3 km
    Route:South Ridge
    Trailhead:6162 ft / 1878 m
    Route Conditions:
Open Country

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