Ascent to Mount Hood-Hogsback on 2011-07-11
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
|Date:||Monday, July 11, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||No Summit Goal|
|Point Reached:||Mount Hood - Hogsback|
| Elevation:||10500 ft / 3200 m|
Ascent Trip ReportGoal: Hogsback on SS route.
Training for upcoming Adams climb and scouting for Hood summit climb next year.
The Bergschrund (Coalman Glacier) was VERY open, and it appeared from the discussions I had on the way up that everyone summiting from the south had used the chutes to the left, just above Hot Rocks (Old Chute variation?). There were some very large crevasses running into the Palmer Glacier where it overhangs the White River glacier on its east side, be careful not to glissade into them!
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||4600 ft / 1402 m|
| Distance:||6 mi / 9.7 km|
| Route:||standard south route|
| Trailhead:||Timberline TH 5900 ft / 1798 m|
| Grade/Class:||Class 2|
| Quality:||6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb|
| Gear Used:||Ice Axe, Ski Poles, Snowshoes|
| Nights Spent:||0 nights away from roads|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Breezy, Partly Cloudy|
| Time Up:||4 Hours 45 Minutes|
| Time Down:||2 Hours |
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