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Ascent of Rushing Mountain on 2007-05-27

Climber: Frederick Johnson

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Sunday, May 27, 2007
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Rushing Mountain
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:1519 ft / 462 m

Ascent Trip Report

From Green Springs Rd go 0.8 mile to Rock River Rd, then 1.7 miles to a green Powder River gate. Rushing Mountain is in plain view. Crawl through the gate onto private property and follow the good ranch road about 1.5 miles to the top of this modest hill, which is very noticeable to traffic on CA 120. Calfire's Big Hill L.O. is located on the summit area, as are three dilapidated sheds and communication antennae. The frame and cab of the L.O. are sturdy enough, but the cab appears to have been ransacked The USGS marker in a concrete slab is inscribed "Big Hill," which is Rushing Mountain's alternative name.
Summary Total Data
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike
    Weather:Good
Ascent Statistics
    Start Trailhead:Rock River Rd  
Descent Statistics



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