Ascent of Cultus Mountain on 2011-08-07
|Date:||Sunday, August 7, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||6759 ft / 2060 m|
Ascent Trip ReportI approached Cultus Mtn from the Cascade Lakes Hwy and the signed Cultus Lake Campground. Zero your ofometer and go 0.8 mile towards the campground, then turn left towards Little Cultus Lake on road 4630. At 2.5 miles go straight, at 3.2 miles turn right, pass a cmping area on your left, and at 4.4 miles turn right on FR 644. I drove beyond the first big switchback at 5.2 miles about 3/4 of a mile where the road was blocked by a down tree. I had to back down tot he switchback and hike from there.
I hiked up the road to the top where there used to be a fire lookout. Great views north and south of the Cascades.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||1561 ft / 476 m|
| Distance:||8.7 mi / 14 km|
| Route:||South side road|
| Trailhead:||5198 ft / 1584 m|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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