Ascent of Peak 3360 on 2010-11-17

Climber: Dennis Poulin

Date:Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Peak 3360
    Elevation:3360 ft / 1024 m

Ascent Trip Report

I approached Peak 3380 from West Evans Creek Road and Dutch Creek Road. I turned left onto BLM 34-4-29 and in about 1.3 miles turned left on 34-4-19.1. I followed this for about a mile and parked along the north side of Peak 3380 where I could see a place that I could climb up the road cut and get into the forest. The first part is a steep climb up a slope under a tall forest canopy. It wasn't too brushy. When I reached the ridgeline, I found an old abandoned logging road the I started following towards the peak. There is lots of down trees on this road from an old thinning porject. When this road reached a point directly under the summit at about 3,000 ft elevation, I left the roadbed and climbed up a steep brushy slope towards the summit. About half way to the summit, I intersected another road that was new. I was tired of bushwhacking so I followed the road to the right until I got over to the west side of the peak. i hoped to find a road going up, but gave up and bushwhacked up the west ridge. I found yet another old logging road going towards the summit so I followed it up all the way to the summit. The summit has been logged and used as a log deck. I surprised a bear in a tree on the summmit and he came down quickly and took off south. He was only about 100 ft from me when I saw him. There are some views from the summit and on the various roads.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:816 ft / 249 m
    Distance:1.7 mi / 2.8 km
    Route:North Side
    Trailhead:2544 ft / 775 m
    Route Conditions:
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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