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Ascent of Brush Mountain on 2010-10-21

Climber: Dennis Poulin

Date:Thursday, October 21, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Brush Mountain
    Location:USA-Oregon
    Elevation:6170 ft / 1880 m

Ascent Trip Report

I approached Brush Mountain from Dead Indian Memorial Road and then up Big Draw Creek. I parked along the good road on the east side of the summit and hiked up through second growth and then some taller timber to the summit. There are 2 rock outcroppings that are about the same elevation. The northern most one has a large cairn and some rock work to make a shelter. This must be the ruins of an old fire lookout that was abandoned in 1930. No views because of the forest.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:450 ft / 137 m
    Distance:1.1 mi / 1.8 km
    Route:East Side
    Trailhead:5720 ft / 1743 m
    Route Conditions:
Open Country



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