Still an Actively Manned Fire Lookout Date Climbed: Aug 29, 2014
As of 8/29/2014 this is still a drive up. The road is a little rocky but all and all in good shape and was a fast drive up in my Jeep. The fire lookout tower remains manned by a very friendly woman. The true summit is a 30 second walk north of the tower, past a small antenna with a solar panel. I found a benchmark but no register there. It was late in the day and the sun was setting directly behind the Sierra Buttes, making for a stunning view.
"Got tight last night on absinthe and did knife tricks. Great success shooting the knife into the piano. The woodworms are so bad and eat hell out of all furniture that you can always claim the woodworms did it."