Mount Ashland Climber's Log

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Redwic

Redwic - Jul 6, 2016 10:10 pm Date Climbed: Jul 3, 2016

After Shasta...  Sucess!

After returning from climbing Mount Shasta, I was sooo tired. But then the rest area north of Weed was hot and not shady, so I drove further north to the rest area north of Yreka... which was even hotter. Ugh. I pressed on driving north in a somewhat loopy state of mind. I found a nice shady spot near the lower gate for Mount Ashland. This spot was not only good for sleeping in the car due to somewhat mild temperatures, it presented a nice starting point (albeit longer than I wanted) for hiking up the Mount Ashland road. If I had been thinking a little straighter, I probably would have driven up to the 4x4 road entrance. Oh, well. The views from the summit were great, and I had a very nice conversation with some locals who had driven their SUV to the upper parking area.

trexkerry - Jul 18, 2015 4:57 pm Date Climbed: Jul 11, 2015

After Mt. Eddy  Sucess!

First day of three day COHP trip, we finished early on Mt. Eddy so we bagged Mt. Ashland in Oregon en route to Grants Pass for the night. Drove up to within about a half mile of the summit. TR is HERE.

davidsanger - Jul 17, 2015 7:57 pm Date Climbed: Jul 16, 2015

bonus peak  Sucess!

Quick stop on drive back to the Bay Area. Drove to the radar station and walked the last 100 feet. 85 minutes round trip from the freeway.

Shasta was clear and brilliant in the south.

Dundeel

Dundeel - May 26, 2015 12:40 am Date Climbed: May 23, 2015

Drive up  Sucess!

Wind and inside a cloud.

Tracy

Tracy - Aug 10, 2014 10:09 am Date Climbed: Aug 9, 2014

via the road  Sucess!

I hiked the last 200 yards of this one with my wife and our traveling house mutt on the day they were having a race from the ski area to the top for the Wounded Warrior Project.

locke456

locke456 - Oct 23, 2013 10:24 pm Date Climbed: Oct 13, 2013

4x4 Road  Sucess!

Hike this one morning before heading over the Upper and Lower Table Rock near Medford. Was able to safely drive and park a small 2WD sedan right to the beginning of the 4x4 access road, and hiked up that to the top. Once I'd reached the top, I was passed by a senior citizen in a Mini Cooper, so I suppose you could drive all the way to the top if you'd like. Amazing view of Shasta and a fun summit to wander around on, despite all the equipment and buildings.

calebEOC

calebEOC - Oct 14, 2012 9:54 pm Date Climbed: Sep 15, 2012

5th in a day of 6  Sucess!

I did a bunch of easy SW Oregon P2K's this day, with Hamaker preceding this one. I had lots of daylight so I opted to walk up the summit road.

Nick Turtura

Nick Turtura - Jun 4, 2012 11:48 pm Date Climbed: Feb 10, 2012

Cheated  Sucess!

Cheated, but it was oh so good to get a day of skiing in as well.

mastercoog

mastercoog - Feb 20, 2012 8:50 pm Date Climbed: Jun 9, 2005

Pre-race run  Sucess!

A high school cross country teammate and I ran to the summit the night before the Siskiyou Outback 15k race which is on the same day as the big 50k race. Easy summit but racing on a 7000 foot mountain was a lot harder.

sprosseda

sprosseda - Aug 11, 2011 11:57 am Date Climbed: Jul 23, 2011

Fun playing around on top  Sucess!

Played on steep snow slopes and rock scrambled top crags. Great views, good access to backcountry.

ericnoel

ericnoel - Apr 25, 2011 11:22 pm Date Climbed: Jun 19, 2010

Ashland  Sucess!

Quickie after bailing off from Shasta due to lame weather.

belowfellow

belowfellow - Feb 16, 2011 3:36 pm Date Climbed: Jul 24, 2005

first time in Oregon  Sucess!

I was driving from the Bay Area to Seattle on my first trip thorugh Oregon and stayed here on my first night. Took the short, couple of mile hike to the summit.

OOG

OOG - Jan 27, 2011 11:56 pm

Learned to ski here  Sucess!

Have skied every run on this mountain more times than I can count. Love this place.

Bob Burd

Bob Burd - Aug 29, 2010 2:52 pm Date Climbed: Jul 19, 2010

Easy way  Sucess!

Took the kids up for a short hike on our way to Medford. Trip Report

FarNorCal

FarNorCal - Aug 29, 2009 9:14 pm Date Climbed: Aug 28, 2009

Quick hike  Sucess!

On my way back to Nor. Cal. from Medford and decided to hike it. Parked at the ski area and hiked the maintenance road to the summit. I'll have to try the 'Marathon Route' that Dennis Poulin described as I watched a great mountain bike race down that route to Lithia Park. Great sunset.

OJ Loenneker

OJ Loenneker - Aug 18, 2009 2:38 am Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2009

Easy  Sucess!

Hiked up from the ski area on the maintenance road. Good views of the area. Too smoggy to see Mt McLaughlin, but Shasta was out.

ikedog50 - Mar 5, 2009 12:17 pm

Done it  Sucess!

yay

Deltaoperator17

Deltaoperator17 - Jan 12, 2009 1:29 pm Date Climbed: Nov 7, 1986

Tagged while Skiing  Sucess!

Was skiing with freinds (Lived in Grants Pass at the time), took a break and hiked up the road to the summit. Didnt think anything about it until I read Larry"s account(cascadetravler). Overcast, no view this day.

cascadetraveler

cascadetraveler - Sep 14, 2008 2:35 pm Date Climbed: Mar 15, 2005

I was skiing  Sucess!

Went down ther for a ski trip, I did a little downhill a little backcountry and tagged the summit while I was at it. I hear theres some bouldering to do there in the summer.

Dennis Poulin

Dennis Poulin - Jun 14, 2008 8:51 pm Date Climbed: Jun 13, 2008

Marathon Route  Sucess!

I took the long way to the summit. Started and ended in lower Lithia Park.

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