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Ascent of Blue Creek Mountain on 2008-08-23

Climber: Frederick Johnson

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Saturday, August 23, 2008
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Summit:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Blue Creek Mountain
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:4880 ft / 1487 m

Ascent Trip Report

Blue Creek Mountain vies with Gordon Mountain as the prominence HP of Del Norte County. About 9 miles south of Orleans turn west at the south end of Aikens Creek CG on CA 96 and drive FSR 13 for 20.3 miles (first 12.5 miles are paved) to a 4-way intersection in the vicinity of the undistinguished summit area of Blue Creek Mountain. I was careful to take the time to tramp around the area, taking in several insignificant bumps to make the best effort to set foot on the highest ground. Not very exciting.
Summary Total Data
    Grade/Class:Drive-up
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Weather:Ideal
Ascent Statistics
    Route:Drive-up
Descent Statistics



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