Wine Country Cardio

Peak Summited2019 Mount Umunhum
Type of HikeDay hike
TrailheadLake County Hwy
EncounteredFall foliage
Hiking CompanionsHiked with a group
Road ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehicles
Bug StatusNo bugs
Snow ConditionsSnow free
Trail ConditionsTrail in good condition

While spared by the recent and very close Kincaid fire, there is ample evidence of past fire fighting efforts along the route.  With a wide road and consistent grade most of the way, this was a fairly easy and fast climb.  The most challenging part of the hike is probably crossing the road safely – the parking area is across the street from the trailhead, and traffic speeds past in both directions.

For a summit known for its extreme winds, we caught it on a particularly gentle day, and we were able to linger at the top to enjoy the views.  On the return we also stopped to observe a rock climbing class which was underway.


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