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Ascent of Pelican Butte on 2007-07-06

Climber: Frederick Johnson

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Friday, July 6, 2007
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Summit:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Pelican Butte
    Location:USA-Oregon
    Elevation:8036 ft / 2449 m

Ascent Trip Report

Near Rocky Point on OR 140 north of Klamath Falls, turn inland on FSR 3651. After 9.4 miles on this good gravel road turn right on FS High Clearance Route 980 to begin the slow drive of 4.5 miles to Pelican Butte. Be very cautious. This is a narrow, rough, rocky road, hemmed in much of the way by dense forest, before several switchbacks enter open territory below the summit. On top the visitor is greeted not only by communication towers and the rather ugly, unstaffed L.O. but also by memorable views of Mt. McLaughlin and Klamath Lake.
Summary Total Data
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Weather:Good
Ascent Statistics
    Route:Drive-up
Descent Statistics



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