Ascent of Blue Mountain on 2019-10-13

Climber: Paul McClellan

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, October 13, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Blue Mountain
    Elevation:7534 ft / 2296 m

Ascent Trip Report

Driving Directions to Blue Mountain (Fremont NF):

0.0 From OR Highway 140 west of Lakeview at virtual MP 73.8, Turn East on FR 3870.
5.0 Turn Left onto FR 3724.
6.9 Turn Left onto narrow FR 165. Marked FR 163 lies 0.1 mile further on FR 3724.
7.0 I parked beside the road out of view. The summit of Blue Mountain was visible to the west between trees.

Hiking Route:

From my vehicle I generally followed Steve Fountain’s route of 2017-08-11, except that I climbed a class 3/4 route up the summit block on its south side. I descended the easier west side but found the brush deeper there as I traversed back to the east.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:624 ft / 190 m
    Extra Gain:10 ft / 3 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2.2 mi / 3.5 km
    Route:E Slope
    Trailhead:FR 3724-165  6930 ft / 2112 m
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Bushwhack, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Paul McClellan
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