Ascent of Brush Mountain on 2010-06-27
|Others in Party:||John R|
Sofy the dog
|Date:||Sunday, June 27, 2010|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Hi-Clearance Vehicle|
| Elevation:||3490 ft / 1063 m|
Ascent Trip ReportNo access issues. We came in from Ant Mtn and then past Sugar Lake and continuing on on these low use roads until we reached the saddle S of the peak near where the word MOUNTAIN appears on the map. We tried to get up the roads on the E slope to get a little closer to the peak but they were muddy so we bailed back to the saddle. Someone had clearly driven a 4WD up the ridge recently and then further on there were ATV tracks too. Anyway, don't do that. It's nice easy open hiking with a fair amount of lupine and no real brush. Hooray for that. Simple. The summit is reasonably pronounced for the sort of peak it is.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||310 ft / 94 m|
| Distance:||2 mi / 3.2 km|
| Route:||South Ridge|
| Trailhead:||One Saddle N of Dead Cow Canyon Pass 3180 ft / 969 m|
| Grade/Class:||Class 1|
| Quality:||3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Open Country|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Weather:||Hot, Calm, Clear|
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