Ascent of Lopez Hill on 2012-01-08
|Others in Party:||Fred Russell|
----Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Sunday, January 8, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||535 ft / 163 m|
Ascent Trip ReportThe Friends of Lopez Hill have established a nice preserve with well maintained trails. The trail signs use pictographs representing the name. Burnt Stump Trail has a stump with a whisp of smoke. The entry point for the preserve is off of Lopez Sound Rd on the east side of the hill. You can print a trail map from the F of LH website.
The summit does not have views but it does have a Bhudda and a hammock that you can relax in.
If time permits, Shark Reef reserve has a short walk to a rocky shore with open views to the Strait of Juan de Fuca. We ate lunch at the Village Market grocery store and my chicken curry salad was very good.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||385 ft / 117 m|
| Extra Gain:||50 ft / 15 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||2 mi / 3.2 km|
| Route:||Burnt Stump, Three Cedars, Hilltop|
| Trailhead:||Lopez Hill TH 250 ft / 76 m|
| Grade/Class:||Class 1|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Weather:||Cool, Calm, Overcast|
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