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Ascent of Wagontire Mountain on 2012-08-27

Climber: Dennis Poulin

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Monday, August 27, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Wagontire Mountain
    Location:USA-Oregon
    Elevation:6513 ft / 1985 m

Ascent Trip Report

I approached Wagontire from the Glass Buttes area. This is a long and tedious drive. I hit several dead ends at private property but finally found a place just south of the summit from where I could hike to the top. As far as I know I did not cross any private property. There is a nice fire lookout on the summit that looks like you could live in. It took me over 2 hours to drive back to Hwy 20 using the back roads. Driving in and out I had to open and close 16 cattle gates. Very tedious indeed...
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:644 ft / 197 m
    Distance:2.7 mi / 4.3 km
    Route:South Slope
    Trailhead:5869 ft / 1788 m
    Route Conditions:
Open Country



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