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Ascent of Mount Tule on 2020-11-11

Climber: Zach Smith

Others in Party:Vanessa Smith
Date:Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Tule
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:4647 ft / 1416 m

Ascent Trip Report

Excellent summit views giving an overview of the "impossible railroad".

A few things had me wondering


- I know the area has a lot of mining history. It appears there was at one time electricity running to the summit and some sort of structure atop. I can't find any info about the history of this mountain and any insight would be appreciated.

- Unusual register - practically every entry over the years contained some sort of Biblical reference and I'm curious what makes this mountain so popular with fervent believers.
Summary Total Data
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear



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