Ascent of O'Brien Mountain on 2012-07-20
|Others in Party:||Karen Jones|
----Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Friday, July 20, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||6772 ft / 2064 m|
Ascent Trip ReportDrove Road 600 and Road 4654 to the trailhead, which is a bit obscure. It is located short of a sharp right bend in the road - downhill from where it is shown on the topo - and is marked by two posts that apparently once held a wooden sign and by a small "trail" marker. See the GPS track for detail of the area.
The hike was trail all the way (except for a brief excursion to the actual top), and rather pleasant. I went on to the northern summit, though I don't feel it is necessary in order to claim the peak.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||1552 ft / 472 m|
| Extra Gain:||100 ft / 30 m|
| Route:||Ransome Cutoff, Skyline Trail|
| Trailhead:||Ransome Cutoff TH 5420 ft / 1652 m|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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Peaks: climbed and unclimbed by Ken Jones
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