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Ascent of Little Skidder Hill on 2020-05-09

Climber: Craig Willis

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, May 9, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Little Skidder Hill
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:1211 ft / 369 m

Ascent Trip Report

Trying to find the mysterious "Crocker Lookout" site, I went all around the mountain and visited the main possible locations, including the summit, the bench on the east slope, and "BM 538" east of the peak. A great gravel road takes a hiker close to BM 538 but beyond the road is a nasty bushwhack with a lot of nettles and forest debris. Regarding BM 538, I located the old jeep trail and old pipeline shown on maps, but did not find any evidence of a lookout structure over there. The lookout, if it existed, was likely closer to the actual peak.
Summary Total Data
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Open Country, Bushwhack
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear



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