Ascent of West Onion Peak on 2011-08-05
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Friday, August 5, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
|Peak:||West Onion Peak|
| Elevation:||3076 ft / 937 m|
Ascent Trip ReportThis was a fun, if wet ascent. Leaving from Hug Point park, I walked south on the highway to Onion Road, and followed a few logging roads to a jeep track that peters out at an overlook on the south face of the mountain. From there, there is a little moderate scrambling and bushwhacking through the forest to the summit, which I assured myself of with GPS and a fair bit of tromping.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||3076 ft / 937 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||13.2 mi / 21.2 km|
| Route:||Hug Point Rd./Onion Rd./Bushwhack|
| Trailhead:||Hug Point |
| Quality:||4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack, Scramble|
| Weather:||Drizzle, Cool, Windy, Low Clouds|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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