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Ascent of Burnt Peak on 2017-09-15

Climber: Robert Luher

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Friday, September 15, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Burnt Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:5788 ft / 1764 m

Ascent Trip Report

Drove down Lake Hughes Road from I-5 until junction with Pine Canyon Road (N2) then turned west 4.7 miles to Bushnell Summit to junction with 7N23. Turnoff was not marked. Forest road 7N23 was rough in spots and may not be passable in standard 2WD sedan. After 3.2 miles on 7N23, parked at junction with 7N08.
Started down forest access road 7N23A toward Burnt Peak. Detoured to Little Burnt along the way. Following the use trail along the southeast ridgeline to its summit. Descended along the same use trail to 7N23A and continued toward Burnt Peak. Found a jeep trail along the way, that reduced the distance some. Could not find a register on the summit. Returned back along the jeep trail and 7N23A toward Sawmill Peak. Climbed along the faint use trail up the south ridgeline to the summit and back along 7N23 back to parking.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1533 ft / 466 m
    Extra Gain:500 ft / 152 m
    Round-Trip Distance:5.2 mi / 8.4 km
    Route:Summit Road and Jeep Trail
    Trailhead:Saddle at 7N23 and 7N08  5255 ft / 1601 m
    Grade/Class:1
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time:45 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: sept 15 hike

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Little Burnt Peak2017-09-15 a 
2Burnt Peak2017-09-15 b1533 ft / 467 m
3Sawmill Mountain2017-09-15 c 
4Peak 54822017-09-15 a 
5Sawtooth Mountain2017-09-15 b3343 ft / 1019 m
6Liebre Mountain Ridge High Point2017-09-151835 ft / 559 m
Total Trip Gain: 6711 ft / 2045 m    Total Trip Loss: 6711 ft / 2045 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Robert Luher
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