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Larry LavertyStandard Route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 28, 2013

Larry Laverty

Simply followed the yellow brick road. The final run to the summit is a weave of numerous use trails, ever wanting to avoid scree, but the top offers a number of viewpoints on solid rock of much of southern Oregon.
Posted Jul 14, 2014 5:00 pm

mvestal2nd time even better  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 31, 2013
Couldn't have asked for a better workout. I climbed 10 yrs ago and remembered why: the view at the summit is unbelievable. Must do!
Posted Sep 2, 2013 10:04 pm

cdogfall hike above the clouds  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 13, 2012


Had a nice fall hike with Amy, Beth, and Andy. We awoke to rain but the weather soon cleared and the clouds made for some great scenery along the way. Various hiker use trails continue to be formed where the trees thin on the ridge, making the main path more difficult to follow than our first time ten years ago. The route is still straighforward, however. This was my 2nd time up the McLoughlin Trail and 3rd time on the summit. Great fall hike!
Posted Oct 16, 2012 1:36 pm

RedwicA Great Morning And A Dark Knight  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 20, 2012


I car-camped at the Mount McLoughlin TH before setting out at 5:20 AM for an early morning hike. 4h40m roundtrip (2h30m up, 10m summit, 2h0m down). I found the trail to be a little boring, but the final 1000' of scree-gain and the summit views made it worth the trip. No summit register, though.

I had enough time to backtrack to Medford midday and see "The Dark Knight Rises" during its opening weekend. Then I had dinner with a peakbagging friend and his wife, before heading east for a few hikes in Lake County the following day.

This was the first of seven Top 100 peaks summited in Oregon during a 3-1/2 day timeframe.
Posted Jul 24, 2012 6:16 pm

Krylon2010  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 30, 2010


Solo climb on a hot and sunny day.
Posted Mar 24, 2011 2:26 pm

FlatlandScottGreat Memories  Sucess!


Did this in the mid 80's without proper preparation - stuck to the ridge trail as advised but it was a *long* day that I still remember fondly. Bring lots of water.
Posted Sep 17, 2010 11:22 pm

kwagNice Climb  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2006


I remember that the trail was difficult to find/keep track of once above the treeline. Just stick to the ridge and go up.
Posted Apr 17, 2007 11:10 pm

2skinnersFun Mountain  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 7, 2005
Climbed with some buddies from work. Climbed it a month later with my wife and camped near the summit. Great sunset & sunrise.
Posted Apr 10, 2006 9:05 am

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