Ascent of Larch Mountain on 2011-04-30
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
|Date:||Saturday, April 30, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||4055 ft / 1235 m|
Ascent Trip ReportBare trail up to about 2100', packed snow from there to the top. I only used the ice-ax on the top 15 feet, which is the summit outcropping just to side of the platform.
I tweaked me knee on the way down, which turned a two hour descent into over three.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||4155 ft / 1265 m|
| Extra Gain:||80 ft / 24 m|
| Distance:||13.6 mi / 21.9 km|
| Route:||Larch Mtn Trail #441|
| Trailhead:||Multnomah Falls TH 60 ft / 18 m|
| Quality:||6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground|
| Gear Used:||Ice Axe, Ski Poles, Snowshoes|
| Nights Spent:||0 nights away from roads|
| Weather:||Cold, Calm, Partly Cloudy|
Snow melting off trees was kind of like getting rained on and hit by snowballs at once (near top)
| Time Up:||3 Hours 15 Minutes|
| Time Down:||3 Hours 15 Minutes|
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