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Ascent of Buckhorn Bally on 2006-07-20

Climber: Frederick Johnson

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Thursday, July 20, 2006
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Summit:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Buckhorn Bally
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:5118 ft / 1559 m

Ascent Trip Report

From I-5 take CA 96 west approx 11 miles to Lumgrey Rd (FSR 48N06) at the Empire Creek Bridge. After 6 miles on Lumgrey Rd at a wide junction, a spur road (FSR 47N32) climbs 2 miles to Buckhorn Bally and the L.O., an old timer dating back to 1934. Kathy Schuman has staffed Buckhorn Bally for 12 years, and previously staffed Lake Mountain for 12. Note: there is another Buckhorn Bally (5,040') south of Buckhorn Summit and west of Weaverville on the road to Bully Choop.
Summary Total Data
    Route:Drive-up via Lumgrey Rd
    Trailhead:CA 96  5118 ft / 1559 m
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear



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