Ascent of Peak 4940 on 2011-12-20

Climber: Dennis Poulin

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Peak 4940
    Elevation:4940 ft / 1505 m

Ascent Trip Report

I approached Peak 4940 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 pass FR 40S02 on the right. At 10.3 miles reach Four Corners and go straight a couple hundred yards and park along the road.

I hiked south up through the forest to the high point. There is lots of logging debris on the ground and a maze of old logging and skidder trails. I used some of these trails climbing, but the forest was open enough that they were not necessary. No views because of the forest.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:450 ft / 137 m
    Distance:1.3 mi / 2.2 km
    Route:North Ridge
    Trailhead:4490 ft / 1368 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Dennis Poulin
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