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Ascent of Buck Rock Lookout on 2016-08-14

Climber: Jonathan Allbach

Others in Party:Zora
Date:Sunday, August 14, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Buck Rock Lookout
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:8500 ft / 2590 m

Ascent Trip Report

This is a great short hike with amazing views being your reward for climbing the 172 stairs to the fire lookout. Not for those with a fear of heights. The stairs are wooden and can sway if the winds picks up too much. The Forest Service fire lookout at the top was very friendly and answered all my questions. Great experience.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:208 ft / 63 m
    Extra Gain:27 ft / 8 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0.7 mi / 1.1 km
    Route:Buck Rock Lookout Trail
    Trailhead:Parking area for Buck Rock Lookout  8346 ft / 2543 m
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time:15 Minutes



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