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Ascent of Walker Mountain on 2008-10-09

Climber: Frederick Johnson

Others in Party:Dave Jenkins
Date:Thursday, October 9, 2008
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Summit:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Walker Mountain
    Location:USA-Oregon
    Elevation:7083 ft / 2158 m

Ascent Trip Report

North on OR 97 from Chemult to FSR 94---a sign reads Walker Mountain L.O. 8 miles. After 4.3 miles on FSR 94, head north on FSR 5915 3.7 miles to the flat summit area. Communication facilities clutter the area. The L.O. is one of he four original permanent lookout stations in the Deschutes NF. Walker's stone and wood cabin was built in 1917. The present 35' steel tower with L-4 cab was built in 1932. No ground-level views because of trees.
Summary Total Data
    Grade/Class:Drive-up
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Weather:Cool, partly cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Route:Drive-up
Descent Statistics



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