Ascent of Buena Vista Peak on 2008-07-16

Climber: Frederick Johnson

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Wednesday, July 16, 2008
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Buena Vista Peak
    Elevation:7605 ft / 2318 m

Ascent Trip Report

The TH for Buena Vista Peak is across the Kings Canyon Overlook on the Generals Hwy, 4.6 miles south of its junction with CA 180. A pleasant 1-mile trail climbs about 450' to the boulder-strewn broad summit of Buena Vista Peak.No evidence of the fire L.O. that once stood here. Views of Redwood Mountain, Big Baldy Ridge, and Buck Rock L.O.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:450 ft / 137 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:GOOD, LIGHT HAZE
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:450 ft / 137 m
    Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Start Trailhead:7155 ft / 2180 m
Descent Statistics
    Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km

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