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Ascent of Peak 2560 on 2016-04-30

Climber: Bob Bolton

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, April 30, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Peak 2560
    Location:USA-Oregon
    Elevation:2560 ft / 780 m

Ascent Trip Report

This peak has over 1,000 feet of optimistic prominence, so it was on my radar. ListsOfJohn has it at 1,040 feet mean prominence. Great road hike, and the summit is still old growth, so the "bushwhacking" was really just following open space under the trees, sometimes on a game trail and sometimes on a beautiful green carpet of clover (I think??). The surprise was an apparently quite new road right along the summit ridge that may well be used to clearcut the top of the mountain.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:946 ft / 288 m
    Round-Trip Distance:10.6 mi / 17.1 km
    Route:Military Creek Road
    Trailhead:N45.82458 W123.49252  1614 ft / 491 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Bushwhack
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Clear
Gorgeous
Ascent Statistics
    Time:2 Hours 19 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 35 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Bob Bolton
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