Ascent of Burney Mountain on 2000-08-13

Climber: Frederick Johnson

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Sunday, August 13, 2000
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Summit:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Burney Mountain
    Elevation:7863 ft / 2396 m

Ascent Trip Report

From Hat Creek on CA 89 I followed FSR 34N19 and 34N23 for 18 miles to Burney Mountain, Although the dirt road is well maintained, I found the last mile to be rather spectacular, becoming one-way with steep dropoffs, enough to make the average driver apprehensive. On top it was windy with dark overcast, modest visibility, and a few lightening flashes to the west, but no rain. Tom Henderson had the L.O. duty today. After a short visit I headed carefully down and headed via the Tamarack Rd. for an overnight in Burney.
Summary Total Data
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Weather:Windy, partly cloudy, distant lightning
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