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Ascent of Mount Hood on 1997-05-22

Climber: Scott Surgent

Others in Party:Dr. Jim
Kirby the Guide
Date:Thursday, May 22, 1997
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Hood
    Location:USA-Oregon
    Elevation:11239 ft / 3425 m

Ascent Trip Report

My first big glacier climb ever. Exhilarating!

Snowcatted to the top ski area, hiked/climbed from there. On the descent, hiked all the way back to the lodge for a late breakfast.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:4319 ft / 1316 m
    Elevation Loss:5279 ft / 1609 m
    Distance:6 mi / 9.6 km
    Route Conditions:
Snow on Ground, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Guide
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:4319 ft / 1316 m
    Distance:2.5 mi / 4 km
    Route:Timberline Lodge
    Trailhead:6920 ft / 2109 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:5279 ft / 1609 m
    Distance:3.5 mi / 5.6 km
    Route:Timberline Lodge
    Trailhead:5960 ft / 1816 m



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