Ascent of Peak 5220 on 2011-12-20
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Tuesday, December 20, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||5220 ft / 1591 m|
Ascent Trip ReportI approached Peak 5520 from the Mt Ashland Road. Take the Mt Ashland exit from I-5 and start up the road towards Mt Ashland. A couple miles up the road is a turn-off on your left for Colestin. Zero your odometer and take his turn-off. Go 2.4 miles and turn right on FR 40S06. At 0.9 miles go straight at the Penny Pines area, at 5.3 miles take the left fork, at 7.9 miles turn right on FR 40S02. Drive up this road about 0.5 mile to a saddle and park.
I hiked south up through the forest to the high point. Limited views because of the forest.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||310 ft / 95 m|
| Distance:||0.6 mi / 1 km|
| Route:||North Side|
| Trailhead:||4910 ft / 1496 m|
| Route Conditions:||Open Country, Snow on Ground|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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