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Ascent of Sugarloaf Lookout on 2005-10-23

Climber: Frederick Johnson

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Sunday, October 23, 2005
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Sugarloaf Lookout
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:3942 ft / 1201 m

Ascent Trip Report

North of Redding on I-5 take the first Lakeshore exit (#702); go south on Lakeshore Dr less than 1/2 mile, crossing the Doney Creek bridge, to Front Rd. Follow Front Rd, which becomes FSR 35N06, for 6.3 miles to a locked gate about 1/4 mile from the Sugarloaf L.O. Good views of Mt. Shasta, Castle Crags, Mt. Bradley, Trinity Alps, Bonanza King. Rod Schaefer from Missoula, MT, has worked for this district of the NFS for 24 years, 20 of them staffing Sugarloaf L.O. He takes great pride in "his" L.O. (built in 1931), which has been renovated recently and is extremely neat ans shipshape.
Summary Total Data
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Weather:Good, some smoke haze in the distance
Ascent Statistics
    Route:Drive-up
Descent Statistics



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