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Ascent of Buckskin Mountain on 2012-07-15

Climber: Dennis Poulin

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, July 15, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Buckskin Mountain
    Location:USA-Oregon
    Elevation:6080 ft / 1853 m

Ascent Trip Report

I accessed Buckskin Mountain from Whitehorse Ranch Road. About 14 miles from the Fields/Denio Road I turned left just before a cattle guard and where some power lines cross the road. I followed this dirt road through 2 gates as it parallels the power lines for about 4.1 miles. I reached a "Y" in the road and parked. The left fork is gated in about 200 yards and there is no where to park near the gate. I hiked the road up to near the summit. The road goes to a microwave sight on the west side of the summit area. The highest point is off to the east about 0.2 mile. I visited the highest point of both hills and I think the east summit is about 10 ft higher than the western one near the microwave tower. Great views.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:990 ft / 302 m
    Distance:3.8 mi / 6.1 km
    Route:Road Walk
    Trailhead:5090 ft / 1551 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Open Country
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Dennis Poulin
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