Copernicus Peak Climber's Log

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SFMountaineer - Mar 23, 2008 8:42 pm Date Climbed: Mar 23, 2008

CCHP #13  Sucess!

Drove up today and did the quick technically illegal hike to Copernicus Peak. Uneventful, views were better from Lick observatory.

Brian Kalet

Brian Kalet - Feb 25, 2008 10:20 pm Date Climbed: Feb 23, 2008

From the road  Sucess!

During a storm at night.


weeds19 - Sep 8, 2007 5:47 pm Date Climbed: Jun 2, 2006

The road is the crux  Sucess!

The long narrow drive up was the hardest part. I wished for my road bike!


keema - Jan 7, 2007 4:55 am Date Climbed: Feb 29, 2004

A quickie  Sucess!

I was out driving around the hills and stopped at the observatories. Parked and jogged down the road and up to the fire lookout.

mlarkin2002 - Oct 19, 2006 11:03 pm Date Climbed: Jan 27, 2006

From the road  Sucess!

Quick dayhike to the summit from the nearby road. No views ; obscured by haze and mist.


surgent - Sep 13, 2006 3:21 pm

Easy hike  Sucess!

Part of a few days in the Bay Area visiting my sister.

Chris Doig

Chris Doig - Sep 4, 2006 6:50 am Date Climbed: Sep 3, 2006

fun with wife and son  Sucess!

We ran up this one after visiting the observatory. Take the telescope tour, it is quite interesting. Found 2 geocaches too. We kept going to Livermore, 70 miles of twisty road fun. Nobody even puked in my car :-)


derbilly - Aug 17, 2006 2:39 pm Date Climbed: Mar 21, 2003

1st intentional CoHP trip  Sucess!

The observatory at the top of Mt Hamilton is interesting.


lingana - Jul 11, 2006 7:38 pm Date Climbed: Jul 5, 2006

Easy One  Sucess!

Expected it to be at least a bit of a climb, but realized that the drive up to the laboratory was much longer than the 20 minute hike (can't even be called a hike).
View from top was beautiful.


cjrandall - Jun 29, 2006 2:39 pm Date Climbed: Feb 2, 2002

Nice winter visit  Sucess!

Drove up with my two daughters, a long drive up Mount Hamilton Road from San Jose. My wife was out of town, and brought the girls up with me since I was taking care of them for the weekend. Easy 20 minute hike from the roadside just past Mount Hamilton Observatory.

Stopped off on the way home for a chance to play in the snow alongside the road.

Matt Worster

Matt Worster - Mar 27, 2006 9:54 pm Date Climbed: Jan 22, 2005

From the road  Sucess!

A sidetrip after going up Boardman and Boardman North.


ericnoel - Dec 29, 2005 11:08 pm

Route Climbed: West Side Date Climbed: June 15th 2005  Sucess!

Took the quick walk up after driving over from I-5. Not much in the way of hiking options to be had but still worth visiting to me as this has a fire lookout, is a COHP and is also a 3000' prominence summit [towards the bottom end of the list of the top 400 contiguous US summits for P]. Observatory is worth visiting as well.


rgreene - Dec 28, 2005 9:03 pm

Route Climbed: Fire road Date Climbed: 24 Jan 2004  Sucess!

Hiked up in mega overcast conditions after getting the "it's ok" from the Mt. Hamilton visitor's center (which probably counted for nothing!).

Bob Burd

Bob Burd - Nov 22, 2005 1:00 am

Route Climbed: From the road Date Climbed: Jan 13, 2004  Sucess!

A side trip on the way to Mt. Stakes. Trip Report


McCannster - Aug 27, 2005 12:01 am

Date Climbed: August 18, 2005  Sucess!

Very quick bike ride from summit of Hamilton up to the highpoint of Santa Clara County.

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