Ascent of Bottle Peak on 2017-05-09
|Others in Party:||Red Viking|
----Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Tuesday, May 9, 2017|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||2139 ft / 651 m|
Ascent Trip ReportFrom Devil's Anvil we followed the trail back to the very 1st T and turned right. This trail went around the northside of the mountain and following Keith Winston GPS we turned right onto a use trail. About 150 ft up the trail is a 3ft long wood bridge,another 100 feet is a split. The main trail goes left but this leads to a homeless encampment. The lesser trail to the right goes to the summit. Near the end it get steep and a ton of poison oak (so long sleeves and long pants). The trail ended at a big slab. We turned left and after about 60 ft squeezed thru a crack in the rocks heading south. Up some more and around another slab to the big block summit. If your a rock climber bring a 50ft rope. There are 2 steel bars drilled into the block's north side near the top. We went around to the south side and climbed up a crack to the BM. There is also a cement foundation on the top. Side note:if your just going to climb Bottle Peak and not the others, a shorter route than ours would be to park in a pull-out on Oakvale rd across from the trail head. This way is only about a third of a mile to the use trail.
|Summary Total Data|
| Quality:||4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
|Ascent Part of Trip: Bottle + 3|
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