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Ascent of Bald Hill on 2021-02-15

Climber: JohnE Sarna

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Monday, February 15, 2021
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Bald Hill
    Location:USA-Oregon
    Elevation:755 ft / 230 m

Ascent Trip Report

I had to bushwhack around a large downed tree in the middle of the north road just before reaching the top. Several smaller trees were down before getting to this spot, but getting past them was just a matter of brushing the branches away. Another large tree had fallen across one of the wooden bridges on the north spur trail, but it had been chain-sawed and moved off the trail. Fallen trees were typical of much of the area around Corvallis for the past couple days, due to an icy rain storm that weighed them down until some broke.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:440 ft / 134 m
    Total Elevation Loss:440 ft / 134 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3 mi / 4.8 km
    Grade/Class:2
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Weather:Raining, Cool, Windy, Overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:440 ft / 134 m
    Distance:1.2 mi / 1.9 km
    Route:north side road
    Start Trailhead:Oak Creek Trailhead  315 ft / 96 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:440 ft / 134 m
    Distance:1.8 mi / 2.9 km
    Route:west side trail then north spur trail
    End Trailhead:Oak Creek Trailhead  315 ft / 96 m



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