Ascent of Lilienthal Mountain on 2018-04-14
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Saturday, April 14, 2018|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||3568 ft / 1087 m|
Ascent Trip ReportDIRECTIONS
**Lillenthal is surrounded by private property. Proceed at your own risk if you have not received permission.**
The South approach on Egypt Road is VERY well signed. There's a ranch just down Bozeel Road but I was unable to contact owners.
I decided to try the North side. There is a Private Property gate shortly after turning off West Lane East. It passes a homestead shortly after. I was going to knock but didn't see any signs of activity or vehicles so continued assuming goodwill.
I followed the USGS topo until I encountered mud on the road. I then followed logging roads varying in age from a few years to a few decades old up the ridges to the summit.
I rushed as much as I could. Straightforward route choice following ridges which also contain logging roads, though some are decades old and grown over. Excavator in the saddle so there is current logging and/or road-building. Stellar views all around from the summit.
0/1 ACCESS - **Lillenthal is surrounded by private property. Proceed at your own risk if you have not received permission.**
2/2 REMOTENESS (Popularity, Sight/Sound) - you'll be the only person on the mountain unless there are radio crew at the installation
0/1 CONDITION - relatively easy to follow logging road
2/3 VARIETY (Flora and Fauna, Geological, Terrain) - alpine (logged) meadows, rocky summit block
3/3 VIEWS - clear sky allowed me silhouettes of surrounding peaks; uninterrupted views with the clearcut and burn in daylight
(does not include difficulty since hikers may prefer opposite extremes)
Washington Ultimate CoHP/CoPP/Top100e/Top100p/Bulger
Oregon Ultimate CoHP/CoPP/Top100e/Top100p
US Ultimate WEST HP/PP/Iso/2ndLap/4kP/Top100e (doesn't include East of the plains, and WA, OR, CO, AK, HI)
US Ultimate EAST HP/PP/Iso/2ndLap/4kP/Top100e (doesn't include West of the plains)
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||1388 ft / 422 m|
| Extra Gain:||100 ft / 30 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||6.3 mi / 10.1 km|
| Route:||North Ridge to Saddle|
| Trailhead:||North Road 2380 ft / 725 m|
| Quality:||7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Scramble|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Breezy, Partly Cloudy|
| Time:||50 Minutes|
| Time:||40 Minutes|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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Peaks: climbed and unclimbed by Daniel Mick
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