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jjbgDid it! (Deafy Glade --> Snow Mtn Summit)  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 14, 2014
My first SummitPost!

Made the climb with my girlfriend. About 14 miles from the Deafy Glade trailhead and back. Hike was lovely; well-maintained trail which we had all to ourselves. Stood on both Lake and Colusa cohp's for good measure. We would've stayed longer but both of us were feeling a bit woozy from the altitude (3400 ft to 7056 ft in just a few hours was a bit jarring for the body). Was able to see all the regional landmarks, though both Mt. Shasta & Mt. Lassen were obscured by smog (multiple fires in the area this weekend). Visibility was spectacular to the south, however, and was able to see Mt. Diablo way out in Marin County.

My goal is to climb all the cohp's by 40. I'm 28 now. Bagging two in one weekend ain't bad.
Posted Sep 16, 2014 11:51 am

ericnoelSnow Mtn(s)  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2013

ericnoel

Did a little loopy thing and bagged both Snow Mtn peaks. Hot. Always hot in CA.
Posted Jul 15, 2013 11:12 pm

David NaylorWest Crockett  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 5, 2012

David Naylor

Camped two nights at West Crockett campground. Climbed Crockett Peak day 1, then both Snow Mountain peaks Day 2. It was a total of 16 miles with a side excursion to the falls to wash off the dust and sweat. Ran into rattler near the trail down to the falls, slithered off into a hole NEXT to the trail. Falls gorgeous. Isolated campground, saw nobody else the entire day. Crockett peak is a 1200' climb in less than 1 mile right from the campground.
Posted Jul 7, 2012 8:04 pm

westtexDeafy Glade   Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 13, 2012

westtex

Beautiful trail, views were compromised by pollution, but a very nice day hike.
Posted May 16, 2012 1:44 pm

LincolnB2002  Sucess!

LincolnB

Not sure the exact year but had always wondered about that peaky thing on the horizon that you see driving north from the day -- did it as an outing once while staying at Harbin Hot Springs -- had the whole peak to myself.
Posted Dec 7, 2011 4:17 pm

zoltarburgerSummit springs route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 29, 2011

zoltarburger

started late in the day, 3:44 car to car.

A couple of thoughts for others:
1> The trailhead is only 1.8 miles from M10, not 1.7mi then another 1.8
The trailhead isnt visible from the road, but next to the restroom is a trail which leads down to the information post
2> About 1.5miles in, there is a sign which is faded and unclear which way to the summit. The Gary Suttle lead me to think I should go right. You should go straight. Lost about 25 minutes there.
Posted Oct 30, 2011 6:27 pm

ScottyPLong Hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 5, 2010

ScottyP

Long hike in from Crocket TH. Both peaks. Could not find a register on one. Is it there? Few people (4) but a LARGE 7' Rattler did greet me at one time!
Posted Sep 5, 2010 8:47 pm

JonodoSummit Springs  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 9, 2010

Jonodo

Hiked from Summit Springs TH hitting High Rock, the east and west summits of Snow Mountain and Signal Peak. Nice warm summer day.
Posted Jul 10, 2010 12:30 am

Chris DoigFather son trip  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 26, 2010

Chris Doig

First summit in over a year. Nice hike on Sunday with my son Jackson. We made it to the saddle then decided to summit the west peak. Because in the words of my 7 year old son "that one has the most snow dad"! Think I'll go back in fall or winter for the east peak.
Posted Jun 30, 2010 2:20 am

mrchad9Long drive, great hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 21, 2005

mrchad9

Did it as an enjoyable two day trip from Summit Springs. Really enjoyed the outing but the drive was sooo long. Tried to come in from 101, but being in Camry and a deepish stream crossing convinced us to take a long detour and come in from the east. Will always wonder if we'd have made it or if it would have been a total disaster.
Posted May 9, 2010 4:40 am

Dennis PoulinStandard Trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 26, 2004

Dennis Poulin

Nice hike for 2 county highpoints.
Posted Dec 13, 2009 4:47 pm

AdamusSummit Springs  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 20, 2009
A pleasant hike. The drive was long, but straightforward. It wasn't too warm either.
Posted Sep 22, 2009 5:41 pm

ericwillhiteSummit Springs  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 26, 2008

ericwillhite

At Fouts Camp Junction the map shows a 4 way but I only saw 2 additional ways to go. Totally messed up and went right. Followed trails (old and new) going all over the mountain until finally I realized what happened and I just headed my own way to the top. Kept running into more trails not on the map as well. Made it but only 1 mile visibility all day due to fires.
http://www.willhiteweb.com/california_climbing/north_coast_range/snow_mountain_208.htm
Posted Mar 9, 2009 5:21 pm

NoonduelerSnowy namesake  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 8, 2000

Noondueler

Had to cross a creek with the van. Whoa! Made it!
Posted Nov 6, 2008 3:07 pm

Bubba SuessWell, I did it.  Sucess!

Bubba Suess

Climbed it on Memorial Day of '06. Nice hike.
Posted Mar 9, 2007 11:11 pm

Bob BurdFrom Summit Springs  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 5, 2006

Bob Burd

No cars, no people, no deer, no lizards, no snakes, no views. A decidedly uneventful hike without any redeeming qualities other than the exercise and to say I've been to the Colusa/Lake county highpoint. A heckuva lot of driving. Went to Brokeoff in the late afternoon. Trip Report
Posted Oct 10, 2006 8:48 pm

surgentGreat hike!  Sucess!

surgent

Went up with my wife. Just one other out on the trails.
Posted Sep 13, 2006 3:10 pm

boisedocLots of driving  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 1, 1995

boisedoc

My first California summit. Lots of driving on forest service roads. Fun hike.
Posted Sep 11, 2006 5:54 am

keemaFrom Summit Springs Trailhead  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 11, 2006

keema

A very enjoyable hike. Just wish the air was a lttle cleaner for the views. I saw only 4 backpackers headed out so I had the summit all to myself. In fact the entire area as far as humans go, but I did see zillions of lizards. No rattlesnakes though. On my drive out I saw quite a few vehicles with rifles as the next day was the opening of deer season in this zone. The picture is on the west summit. I hit both just to make sure I got the county highpoint.
Posted Aug 13, 2006 2:24 am

brianhughesFrom Summit Springs trailhead ...  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 5, 2006

brianhughes

Very enjoyable hike out to both East and West summits. Smoke from nearby forest fires pretty much ruined the long-range views, but a nice day nonetheless. The lady at the Stonyford Forest Service office told me the road was closed 1.5 miles below the Summit Springs trailhead due to a slide. But I got up there and it appeared the repairs had been essentially completed, as the road was easily passable.

Here's a quote from the SP main page " ... but rattlers are also reportedly present (watch out!)."

Reportedly, my ass - I was going down the trail, still well above 6,000 ft elevation, and nearly stepped on a 4-foot long rattler that eventually developed a real bad attitude about having his picture taken.

Got back to the trailhead near sunset and decided to sleep in the truck at a nice campsite about a quarter mile down the road instead of trying the long drive home in the dark. I'd just settled in for the night when one of the local good ole boys stopped by to find out what I knew about a group of asians he was convinced were up to no good - most likely poaching deer. Turns out I had met them on the trail, and I had also gotten a pretty strange feeling about them. Anyway, he was hot on their trail, and it was probably best for all parties if he never caught up with them.

Spent the next day just taking my time on the drive out, enjoying the views and checking out different areas along the way. Made a side trip to walk around Lett's Lake. It's a pretty lake, but I wouldn't want to camp there on a busy weekend.
Posted Aug 8, 2006 5:06 am

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