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Ascent of Green Mountain on 2017-08-13

Climber: Steve Fountain

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, August 13, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Green Mountain
    Location:USA-Oregon
    Elevation:7200 ft / 2194 m

Ascent Trip Report

From roads end, walk 3/4 mile north on decommissioned road (visible as Rd 130 on topo) along fence line from parking area. This has been cut out for an ATV path that winds on and off of the road around downed trees for the full distance and this is usually the path of least resistance. Turn off road to the east and find a waist-high rock among the plentiful deadfall. I could not see any other likely candidates for the highpoint while standing on this boulder or wandering across downed logs. (Another 10-15 foot high outcrop to the south looks more impressive from the road, but is only 3-4 feet high on the north and east sides and sits in a lower contour.)

This defines "unspectactular summit." Only glimpses of hills through the trees and of Gearhart Mtn on the way back down the road.

directions (all decent, graveled, 2WD roads):
0.0 - Sandhill Crossing Campground
1.8 - turn north/right onto unmarked Rd 3323
3.9 - turn west/left onto unmarked Rd 019
5.7 - stay left at fork to stay on Rd 019
6.5 - road ends at large turnaround
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:140 ft / 42 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.5 mi / 2.4 km
    Trailhead:Rd 019 end  7060 ft / 2151 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Bushwhack



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