Ascent of Four Brothers-Number 1 on 2018-06-22

Climber: Daryn Dodge

Others in Party:Sean Casserly <12110>
Asaka Takahashi
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Friday, June 22, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Four Brothers-Number 1
    Elevation:5200 ft / 1584 m

Ascent Trip Report

Parked partway up the road to the lookout tower on Brother #4. We then located the old trail that went to Brother #3. There's a junction at the last switchback going up #3. This abandoned trail goes to the saddle between #2 and Brother #3. From here, it's easy cross-country to the summit of #2. We next headed off the summit towards Brother #1, the most remote peak of the bunch. No trail to this peak that we could spot, but cross-country travel was not too difficult. Just a little bushwhacking and working around a few easy rocky outcroppings on the south ridge. The summit rocks are partly surrounded by trees, so the view is not as good as the other summits of the Four Brothers.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1200 ft / 365 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1200 ft / 365 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack, Scramble
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:750 ft / 228 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 200 ft / 60 m; Extra: 550 ft / 167m
    Loss on way in:550 ft / 167 m
    Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Route:south ridge
    Start Trailhead:Trailhead to Brother #3  5000 ft / 1524 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:650 ft / 198 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 200 ft / 60 m; Extra: 450 ft / 137m
    Gain on way out:450 ft / 137 m
    Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Route:south ridge
    End Trailhead:Trailhead to Brother #3  5000 ft / 1524 m

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