Ascent of Lion Rock on 2010-06-06
|Date:||Sunday, June 6, 2010|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Hi-Clearance Vehicle|
| Elevation:||6360 ft / 1938 m|
Ascent Trip ReportIt is June and I am hiking a freaking error range P1000 with a road to the top. This year sucks hairy donkey testicles. Oh and 30% chance of rain. Somebody needs to waterboard Al Roker.
Go to Ellensburg and then go up the road from the South. The one that goes to the summit. Drive it to the top. Unless you are me and walk roads covered with snow. In a week you'll be able to make it another mile but it may be several weeks before the very top melts out given this sucktastic weather. Generally consolidated with occasional postholing. Lameness personified.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||1040 ft / 316 m|
| Extra Gain:||120 ft / 36 m|
| Distance:||8.4 mi / 13.5 km|
| Route:||That Road|
| Trailhead:||Some Road 5560 ft / 1694 m|
| Grade/Class:||Class 1|
| Quality:||2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Open Country, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Weather:||Raining, Pleasant, Calm, Overcast|
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