Ascent of Mudlick Mountain on 2011-10-31
|Date:||Monday, October 31, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||1313 ft / 400 m|
Ascent Trip ReportFrom MO-34, approximately 11 miles E of Piedmont or 3 miles W of US-67, I turned N on MO-143. Zero or note your odometer at this point. At 3.7 miles I entered Sam A. Baker State Park. At 5.2 miles on the L is gravel Fire Tower Rd. A park sign on the locked gate says authorized vehicles only and permits foot travel. There was plenty or room to park at the turnoff without blocking the gate.
I hiked up the gravel road, which gains 900 feet to the summit. The lookout tower is on the R side of the road and inside a solid wooden fence with a locked door. The highest ground is probably a rock behind the tower fence. Wooded, no views.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||889 ft / 271 m|
| Distance:||4 mi / 6.4 km|
| Route:||Fire Tower Rd|
| Trailhead:||MO-143 424 ft / 129 m|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike|
| Time Up:||45 Minutes|
| Time Down:||40 Minutes|
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