South Chucksney Mtn (OR) Climber's Log

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calebEOC - May 22, 2016 12:12 pm Date Climbed: May 21, 2016

Too early in the season  Sucess!

A hike up the North trail around to the northeast bowl then ascended to summit. Tons of deadfall on the trail for miles, had to climb over, under, through, and around tangles of fallen trees which really slowed the trip down. 4 hours up, 3 hours down in a steady rainfall that turned to snow for the upper 700 feet of the mountain.

Brian Jenkins

Brian Jenkins - Jun 23, 2014 12:51 am Date Climbed: Jun 22, 2014

Long day  Sucess!

With Luna. Left Portland 7:30 am, started up 11:08 am. Nice hike to Chucksney first, then over to South Chucksney. Probably should have gone just straight south on the ridge. Instead I thought I'd find a n easier way but it never came. Ended up going straight up west through the least resistance beargrass and other shrubbery. Somebody needs to replace the register jar, it's rusting shut. I had a bugger of a time opening it. Looks like nobody signed it last year. Saw CMC's note and Dean's card. Almost missed the trail on the bushwhack down, thought it was just a spot where a tree decayed but decided to follow it and discovered I was on the trail. Back to the car by 4:20 pm. Headed over to do Horsepasture Mountain afterwards but found the road closed 5 miles from the trailhead. Didn't have another 10+ mile hike in me so called it a day. :-)

Nick Turtura

Nick Turtura - Jun 4, 2012 11:27 pm Date Climbed: Dec 31, 2011

Summit trail  Sucess!

Terrible weather, thought it was going to go into 2012.


cmc56789 - Sep 18, 2007 2:16 am Date Climbed: Sep 17, 2007

South Chucksney Summit  Sucess!

Hiked this one with Dosha the dog on a somewhat moist and mostly viewless day. Only John's entry and Dean's business card were in the register so far. Continued on to do the Chucksney loop described by Sullivan after summiting. Lots of slugs and mushrooms along the trail. I would recommend doing the bushwhack from the northwest side instead of the west, as the brush is not as thick.

Bob Bolton

Bob Bolton - Mar 15, 2007 11:05 pm Date Climbed: Jun 19, 2005

Trail  Sucess!

Did this with Dean. Fun hike, but I wish the views had been better.

Dennis Poulin

Dennis Poulin - Mar 15, 2007 7:28 pm Date Climbed: Mar 19, 2007

Trail Hike  Sucess!

Hiked in the snow mostly.


Dean - Mar 15, 2007 1:34 pm Date Climbed: Jun 19, 2005

The grasshopper trail  Sucess!

An enjoyable hike with a bit of cross country at the end. SP'er Bob Bolton and I did this one first and then added Carpenter Mtn later in the day. My kind of fun.

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