Ascent of O'Brien Mountain on 2012-07-20

Climber: Ken Jones

Others in Party:Karen Jones
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Friday, July 20, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:O'Brien Mountain
    Elevation:6772 ft / 2064 m

Ascent Trip Report

Drove 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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