Ascent of Sugarloaf Lookout on 2005-10-23
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
|Date:||Sunday, October 23, 2005|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||4x4 Vehicle|
| Elevation:||3942 ft / 1201 m|
Ascent Trip ReportNorth 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.
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| Quality:||1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Weather:||Good, some smoke haze in the distance|
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