Ascent of Peak 6601 on 2012-07-27
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Friday, July 27, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||6601 ft / 2011 m|
Ascent Trip ReportI accessed Peak 6601 from Fourmile Lake. Fourmile Lake is signed on Hwy 140 and is about 6 miles north on a good gravel road. On the way to Fourmile Lake you will pass the turnoff for the Mt McLoughlin trailhead. When you reach Fourmile Lake go left, go around the loop and park at the Badger Lake Trailhead.
Hike the Badger Lake trail for about 2.5 miles, passing Squaw Lake, and meeting the PCT. Turn right (north) on the PCT and go another 1.5 miles to a fork. The PCT goes right at this point, I went left for about .5 mile and then left the trail and went cross country through the forest to the high point. There is no views from the high point because of the forest, but there are views along the way of Fourmile Lake and Mt McLoughlin. Nice hike.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||890 ft / 271 m|
| Distance:||9.8 mi / 15.8 km|
| Route:||Fourmile Lk and PCT|
| Trailhead:||5711 ft / 1740 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Open Country|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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Peaks: climbed and unclimbed by Dennis Poulin
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