Light Peak Climber's Log

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cdog

cdog - Aug 7, 2016 8:14 pm Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2016

from the lookout  Sucess!

hiked up from the Fire Lookout, which we rented for the night.

chris.kienle - Jul 7, 2014 11:52 pm Date Climbed: Jun 27, 2014

steep and windy  Sucess!

Bagged this one right after Crane earlier in the day. Parked at the South Fork Crook Creek trailhead and climbed east to fence pass then south along the sawtooth ridge line. The terrain was steep but the country was beautiful. Lots of unique wildflowers! The closer we, Dude (black lab) and myself, got to the summit the windier it got. My estimate is 30 to 40 mph sustained winds. Fantastic views from the top. The plan was to hike over to Drake but it was getting late so I bailed. Next trip.

Nick Turtura

Nick Turtura - Jul 15, 2013 6:19 pm Date Climbed: Jul 13, 2013

Nice Drive  Sucess!

Bagged this one with Drake Peak, pretty area.

Troy B

Troy B - Sep 25, 2010 12:15 pm Date Climbed: Sep 23, 2010

A Triple  Sucess!

Parked just above the trees and walked the remaining distance to the top. I climbed Drake and Twelevemile from the top of Light Peak, so in reality I climbed Light Peak three times from three different directions.

Swithich - Jun 19, 2010 10:02 pm Date Climbed: Jun 15, 2010

Summit 4 of 9  Sucess!

After bagging Drake, peak number 2 of the day. Just walked up the road from the East. Great summit. Nice an flat on top.

Paul McClellan

Paul McClellan - Sep 8, 2009 12:41 am Date Climbed: Sep 7, 2009

Cautious with my tires  Sucess!

Parked at treeline just as the road narrows, about one mile short of Light Peak. Hiked over Light Peak on way to Drake Peak then reversed the route back to car. Clear skies, calm air, excellent views. Joined by my canine, Rudi.

Dean

Dean - Aug 13, 2008 10:35 am Date Climbed: Aug 11, 2008

Hiked over the top  Sucess!

My wife and I drove to within a half mile of the summit of this one and made camp in a lovely spot that is on the opposite side of the lookout peak. I then walked to the top of Light peak from our campsite on my way to do Drake peak. One oddity was that there is a benchmark on top of Light Peak that is stamped "Drake". Made me wonder if Light Peak was originally named Drake at one time. ??

calebEOC

calebEOC - Nov 3, 2007 9:10 pm Date Climbed: Nov 3, 2007

Hiked from Drake Peak  Sucess!

Hiked from Drake Peak summit, pretty hazy but could still make out Shasta and Steens Mt.

cjwhat

cjwhat - Aug 25, 2005 12:25 am

Route Climbed: Road Date Climbed: August 12, 2005  Sucess!

Dorve right over the top of Light Peak and down the east ridge in order to climb the west ridge of Drake Peak from the saddle. It's a steep descent in a vehicle, and one may come close to regretting the descent when the ascent becomes necessary. I did make it back to the top in 4WD high-range, so I still had low-range in reserve.

cjwhat

cjwhat - Aug 25, 2005 12:22 am

Route Climbed: North ridge Date Climbed: August 11, 2005  Sucess!

Parked on summit of Light Peak to traverse to summit of Twelvemile Peak. Then ascended north ridge from Twelvemile to get back to car. Never saw a soul all day. Gotta love eastern Oregon.

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