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Ascent of Trask Mountain on 2011-11-05

Climber: Eric Noel

Others in Party:Craig Willis
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, November 5, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Hi-Clearance Vehicle
Peak:Trask Mountain
    Location:USA-Oregon
    Elevation:3424 ft / 1043 m

Ascent Trip Report

More logging land. Gates were open because it was hunting season. Good roads for any car. We proceeded up with no real problems. Follow the Trask Toll Road and the main road. Once we got to the highpoint of the road we parked. Here we made a little boo boo as we saw the map showed the road just going to the summit. But instead the road continues on S towards the next saddle and does not go to the summit. The summit road is long since abandoned and overgrown. After walking downhill for a bit we realized the error of our ways and walked back up to the road highpoint. We found a brush free bootpath that wound its way the small distance to a clearing on the summit where the old lookout foundation is all that marks the area. Not so exciting but it counts.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:244 ft / 74 m
    Elevation Loss:244 ft / 74 m
    Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Open Country, Snow on Ground
    Weather:Snowing, Cool, Breezy, Low Clouds
Snowing, Foggy, Wintery
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:244 ft / 74 m
    Extra Loss:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:0.3 mi / 0.5 km
    Route:Open Forest
    Trailhead:Trask Toll Road  3280 ft / 999 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:144 ft / 44 m
    Distance:0.2 mi / 0.3 km
    Trailhead:Trask Toll Road  3280 ft / 999 m



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