Ascent of Firebreak Peak on 2017-07-18

Climber: Paul McClellan

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Firebreak Peak
    Elevation:3534 ft / 1077 m

Ascent Trip Report

I followed Dennis Poulin's 2011-09-26 directions to the parking spot below OHV Rd #17 7-up, which I hiked to the summit. See the attached GPS track for an overview of the driving route. Here I have augmented Dennis's directions according to my experience:

0.0 Turn off OR Hwy 6 near the Wilson Summit onto signed Rogers Camp/Browns Camp road. Soon Bear Right.
0.7 Turn Right.
1.2 Turn Left.
1.3 A road merges from the right, cross under a power line, then Turn Right.
2.1 Continue Straight.
2.4 Bear Right (Saddle Mtn Road is on the left).
3.3 Continue Straight.
3.4 Continue Straight.
3.5 Continue Straight.
3.8 Continue Straight.
4.3 Continue Straight.
4.6 Bear Left.
4.7 Continue Straight.
5.3 Continue Straight.
5.5 Turn Left.
6.2 Bear Left.
6.5 Continue Straight.
7.5 Turn Right, then Continue Straight.
8.4 Continue Straight.
9.5 Pass a borrow pit.
9.6 Bear Left @ Y.
9.7 Turn Right.
10.1 Bear Left @ Y.
10.7 Take the Right Fork uphill.
11.1 Turn Left
11.6 Park at junction. OHV Road #17 7-up leads towards the summit from here.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:194 ft / 58 m
    Extra Gain:5 ft / 1 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0.6 mi / 1 km
    Route:ATV Trail
    Trailhead:Road junction  3350 ft / 1021 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Bushwhack
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

 GPS Waypoints - Hover or click to see name and lat/long
Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Paul McClellan
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