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Ascent of Mount Watson on 2000-10-01

Climber: Frederick Johnson

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Sunday, October 1, 2000
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Mount Watson
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:8424 ft / 2567 m

Ascent Trip Report

From Brockway Summit I took the well graded, gravel Mt. Watson Rd (FR 73) for 6.6 miles, Here an unmarked 4WD road takes off to the left up the slopes of Mt. Watson for 1.6 miles to below the summit ridge. From where I parked the forested ridge continues to rise gradually to the west for several hundred yards, I climbed a couple rocky outcrops before becoming satisfied that I had the correct summit. There was a survey pole in the ground near the highest rock, but I found no register or benchmark
Summary Total Data
    Round-Trip Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Open Country
    Weather:Good, pleasant fall afternoon



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