Ascent of Mount Washington on 2011-06-26
|Others in Party:||Fritz Capell|
Joe Fitzgerald----Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Sunday, June 26, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||7794 ft / 2375 m|
Ascent Trip ReportA climb with the Santiam Alpine Club. We took more people than was prudent up, with fewer axes than we had people, in one of the heaviest snow years the Cascades have seen recently. As a result, we did not summit until 4:30, despite an alpine start, and did not return to the trailhead until well after midnight.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||3114 ft / 949 m|
| Distance:||10.8 mi / 17.4 km|
| Route:||PCT/ North Ridge|
| Trailhead:||Big Lake Campground 4680 ft / 1426 m|
| Quality:||8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Rock Climb, Snow Climb|
| Gear Used:||Ice Axe, Rope|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Windy, Clear|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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