Ascent of Excelsior Mountain on 2010-05-02
|Others in Party:||Craig W|
|Date:||Sunday, May 2, 2010|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||4832 ft / 1472 m|
Ascent Trip ReportHiked the trail up West Cady Ridge. Then took the NE ridge up the mtn. No problems. Open forest which is likely to pretty brush free. Straight-forward. Lots of soft new snow above 4000'.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||2382 ft / 726 m|
| Distance:||6 mi / 9.7 km|
| Route:||West Cady Ridge Trail and NE Ridge|
| Trailhead:||FS 63 2450 ft / 746 m|
| Grade/Class:||Class 1|
| Quality:||5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles, Snowshoes|
| Weather:||Drizzle, Pleasant, Calm, Low Clouds|
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