Mount Bonnell Climber's Log

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David Mortensen

David Mortensen - Jan 15, 2018 11:58 pm Date Climbed: Jan 14, 2018

Bonnell  Sucess!

I was in Austin and this was a nice little diversion from the city. There were nice views of the river. This is a nice photo opportunity.

huskertriguy

huskertriguy - May 21, 2017 10:40 pm Date Climbed: May 20, 2017

Why Not  Sucess!

A little stroll with my 3-year-old goddaughter. Just enough to get her hiking interest piqued. Lovely.

McCannster

McCannster - Jan 24, 2016 12:04 pm Date Climbed: Jan 23, 2016

Why not  Sucess!

Harmless little diversion.

eliotjg

eliotjg - Apr 5, 2013 1:07 am

Deception!

While in Austin, I took a short visit here. Panoramic views and cliffyness abound. However, while it claims to be the highest point in Austin, you can see several hills in the immediate vicinity that are obviously higher! Liars

mountaingazelle

mountaingazelle - May 10, 2012 12:56 pm Date Climbed: May 3, 2012

Mount Bonnell  Sucess!

Our group went to Mount Bonnell while touring Austin. It was close to 100 degrees on this day. Also, be careful of theft at the parking area.

banjobonch

banjobonch - Jan 30, 2011 5:09 pm

Boy do I miss California mountains!  Sucess!

Watch for beer cans and feces (has to be human because there is nothing else big enough here) on the short staircase up. Austin is a great place to live but...

Sarah Simon

Sarah Simon - Jun 25, 2010 5:15 pm Date Climbed: Jun 23, 2010

From Mt. Bonnell Road  Sucess!

I visited Mount Bonnell several times circa 1999-2000 when I lived in Austin. Visiting my company's Austin offices last week, I decided to visit again and thought: Wow, this is a great urban overlook! It was hotter than Hades, I thought I was going to die of heat stroke, but the sun making the limestone glow orange, the neat views of the downtown skyline, the gentle Hill Country scenery to the north...definitely worth the short walk.

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