Welcome to SP!  -

Cobb Mountain Climber's Log

Sort By:

[ Sign the Climber's Log ]
Viewing: 1-20 of 22 « PREV 1 2 NEXT » 

FletchWith wifey  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 29, 2017


Fun day, w/cohp
Posted Jun 29, 2017 5:23 pm

NoonduelerEast summit  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 14, 2015


Nice spring day. Not time for main summit but since I live 15 minutes away from the T-head probably be back in due time.
Posted Apr 15, 2015 3:15 pm

PharmacistEasy navigating  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 11, 2015


Started at the gate. road goes all the way up and over Cobb, cross the saddle to the CoHP, which is next to a pair of pine trees you can see above the brush, Bushwacking was minimal unless you get off route.
Posted Feb 12, 2015 12:19 pm

trexkerryDouble  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 16, 2014
Parked at the turnout before the gate, had a preloaded GPX track on my Garmin to make route finding a breeze. Really only needed it after getting the main peak, I was able to follow a fading road down to the saddle towards the West Rim but it was all cross country going up to the Sonoma County highpoint. This was a bit of a bushwacking challenge. Loved the hike though, so quiet and picturesque, nice and shady. Trip report is HERE.
Posted Jun 17, 2014 2:01 am

Marmaduke70 degrees in January  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 8, 2012


It is a little strange the "community that you drive through (as the sp page states)to get to the TH. But the trail is nice, shaded and worthwhile. Not much of a view though from the summit, to many trees, not even the large boulder at the summit gets you uo high enough to see much.
Posted Jan 8, 2012 11:33 pm

gordonyeStandard route
Date Climbed: Apr 3, 2010


Hiked with JasonH to the east summit from Whispering Pines. No views.
Posted Dec 18, 2010 3:30 pm

David NaylorPleasant Memorial Day Weekend Hike
Date Climbed: May 30, 2010

David Naylor

Solo hike from Whispering Pines. Very friendly people and dogs on the way to trailhead. Steady climb with breezy silence but for grouse calling, quail crossing the path and blue jays chatting. Bagged both summits due to good weather and use of compass. The road that leads south then west from the main summit actually curves/drops into the bowl/saddle then rises again to the west summit. Easy bushwhacking with waist high manzanita. Nice views & isolation atop this county high point.
Posted Jun 2, 2010 12:27 am

NoonduelerBack around '97  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 19, 1997


From a trail out of Cobb. It was a little bewildering because the summit area is heavily forested. You have to do some exploring to find a good view.
Posted May 12, 2010 1:57 am

mrchad9Two attempts  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 11, 2006


Up from Whispering Pines both times. First time made the summit but not the county HP. Had been raining all Christmas 2005 and I decided to go Jan 1 no matter what. Napa was flooding and when we began it was pouring rain, got completely drenched and once on top there was no visibility and began to sleet. Had to turn back.

March 11 went back, great weather and views on the way up, but actually began to snow on me during the return, made the trip through the forest very scenic. Good bit of snow coverage on top.
Posted May 9, 2010 5:12 am

DundeelKen on the Cobb  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 22, 2010


Very nice day. Parked near the WP gate. The route does get a little vague as you approach the East Summit so be prepared to scout around a bit. Found the register on top of the boulder under the tree. CA P3k 2/46.

Tagged the Sonoma HP too. CA Cohp #8.
Posted Mar 30, 2010 7:45 pm

SpiceManwhat a crater  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 27, 2009


got the high point and the county highpoint
Posted Dec 29, 2009 2:13 am

McCannster2nd of the day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 27, 2009


After bagging St Helena, came over here to tag Sonoma's high point. The hike up the road through the forest was pretty nice, and the summit of Cobb is a cool place. Took about 15 mins to go over to the West Rim, no problems finding the register. Nice and obscure, just the way I like it. 23rd CA COHP!
Posted Dec 27, 2009 11:17 pm

Dennis PoulinFrom Whispering Pines  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 17, 2004

Dennis Poulin

Nice hike tagging this and the Sonoma County HP.
Posted Dec 12, 2009 9:06 pm

JonodoMaple Shadows Road  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 9, 2009


Not too much to see on this one. Nice warm spring day. Also tagged the Sonoma County HP. I cleared as much of the trail as possible. There are still lots of downed trees but the road is pretty easy to follow.
Posted May 9, 2009 7:56 pm

AdamusSnow in wine country  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 22, 2009
From end of Maple Shadow Road from the east. Fun stroll. There was a lot of snow from the night before. 2-4" most of the way with well over a foot on top. Should've brought gloves. 2 hours to the west rim COHP at a leisurely pace.
Posted Mar 25, 2009 9:16 pm

mpjonesToo steep, not today
Date Climbed: Nov 24, 2007
Quite a bit steeper than I was expecting, though nothing I couldn't slog through. Made it up to about 4300' when I started to feel like crap, and realized I was dehydrated. I'd been taking plenty of water breaks, but as it was so chilly out I was only drinking enough to wet my throat. I stopped to drink and rest, but as soon as I stopped moving I felt my temp start to plummet. When you get an overwhelming urge to lie down and curl up in a fetal position it's generally a Very Bad Thing. Oh, and then my GPS crapped out on me. That sent me packing downhill.
Posted Nov 25, 2007 6:39 pm

keemaPlus Sonoma CoHP  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 10, 2007


The hike to Cobb was very pleasant. The trip over to the west ridge was an adventure, wish I had a machete with me. Also, make sure you have cash when crossing the bay area bridges, it's a $25 fine if you don't. They don't take plastic
Free Image Hosting at www.ImageShack.us
The picture is on the West Ridge at the Sonoma County High Point
Posted Jun 10, 2007 9:18 pm

Michael PerryInteresting and challenging remote hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 24, 2007

Michael Perry

Started from the gate at the end of Pinewood Way on a relatively warm day for Spring. Besides dodging a few downed trees, had relatively little problem finding the way to the summit. Good view to the north, but thats about it, just trees, trees and more trees. The West Rim was another story, which was confusing, it was late in the day so will have to try it again at some point. Coming back down was also a bit of challenge with no distinguishable trail near the top in some places.
Posted Mar 25, 2007 4:32 am

JR MintzJR Mintz  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 18, 2007
Start from the 175-Maple Shadows Rd intersection,Jog up Road to
No Tresp. Gate-easily circumvent,the trail is sometimes not easy to follow,go under a couple fallen trees,eventually do find the East Summit and very shortly after the Middle Summit and Cobb Mtn Peak,where I sign register,The West Summit peaking requires more perseverance,going through some brush but I do get there eventually in under 2 hours-Coming down though have major difficulties though-losing trail within a half mile after descending from the east summit-bushwhack my way all the way down until I finally hit a trail that leads to a private residence, but it is within a 100 yards of Highway 175 so rather luck-still a bit scary.
Posted Mar 21, 2007 5:22 am

Bob BurdFrom the highway  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 8, 2006

Bob Burd

Took two tries to get to the county highpoint. The first time I was a little too cavalier and missed it by half a mile. Cobb Mtn is easy enough to find, but the West Rim is a bit tricky.
Trip Report
Posted Mar 7, 2007 2:54 pm

Viewing: 1-20 of 22 « PREV 1 2 NEXT » 
[ Return to 'Cobb Mountain' main page ]