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Ascent of Smith Mountain on 2012-07-06

Climber: Frederick Johnson

Date:Friday, July 6, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Summit:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Smith Mountain
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:3947 ft / 1203 m

Ascent Trip Report

Battalion Chief Steve Spinharney at Calfire's Bradley station arranged for Battalion Chief John Owens and Travis Eicher to escort me though private property to Smith Mountain L.O. From Bradley on U.S. 101 take Hare Canyon Rd, then Indian Valley Rd north to Slacks Canyon Rd, where gated, private property begins. About 1.4 miles south on Slacks Canyon Rd, passing through the Pearson Ranch; left on Smith Mountain Rd to Smith Mountain L.O. atop Smith Mountain. Smith Mountain and its western slopes are part of Tim Haley's extensive Hidden Valley Ranch. The L.O. is about 6.7 miles from Indian Valley Rd.
Summary Total Data
    Grade/Class:Drive-up
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Good
Ascent Statistics
    Route:Drive-up
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