Ascent of Potato Peak on 2018-05-11

Climber: Lisa Barboza

Others in Party:With my husband Brian
Date:Friday, May 11, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Potato Peak
    Elevation:10237 ft / 3120 m

Ascent Trip Report

A very nice climb of Potato Peak, which does not look like a Potato. To get there, head out of Bridgeport on Aurora Canyon Road, at 4 corners, head south on Bodie-Masonic Road until you come to stream crossing at 8988 feet. Turn right before the stream, you will have to cross a spring which was easy in our 4WD vehicle.

The climb is mostly on road, some cross-country. The temperatures were cold, windy with snow at times. From Bodie peak you will enjoy a fantastic view of the town of Bodie.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1600 ft / 487 m
    Round-Trip Distance:11.1 mi / 17.9 km
    Trailhead:8637 ft / 2632 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Open Country, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground
    Weather:Snowing, Cold, Windy, Low Clouds
Occasional Snow flurries and high winds at the summit
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Lisa Barboza
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