Ascent of Green Mountain on 2011-12-17

Climber: Dennis Poulin

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, December 17, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Green Mountain
    Elevation:1707 ft / 520 m

Ascent Trip Report

I approached Green Mountain from Hwy 126 west of Vaneta. There is a turn off for the town of Noti at about milepost 41. Go into Noti and turn right at the store on to Vaughn Road and zero your odometer. Follow this road towards Vaughn, crossing over the railroad tracks twice. The second time is about 3.2 miles from Noti. Immediately after crossing the railroad tracks the second time, turn left, cross a couple more railroad tracks, and then stop in the wide area in front of the locked gate.

I hiked up the road and reached a saddle at 1,480 ft where I took the left fork into the forest towards the summit. When you get to the next fork, go left and then in about 200 ft go right on a lesser road. This road has blow down and deteriorates as you approach the summit. The summit is covered with mossy trees and sword ferns. No views, but it is kind of pretty for a coastal rain forest.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1207 ft / 367 m
    Round-Trip Distance:5 mi / 8.1 km
    Route:South Side Road
    Trailhead:500 ft / 152 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Dennis Poulin
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