Ascent of Mount Irish on 2011-11-12
|Others in Party:||Joel Brewster|
----Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Saturday, November 12, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Hi-Clearance Vehicle|
| Elevation:||8743 ft / 2664 m|
Ascent Trip ReportThis was a pretty easy hike, with a bit of challenge caused by a dusting of snow that made some slopes a little more slippery (fortunately it wasn't ice). The route was mostly class 1-2 with a few places where a class 3 move was needed. The road was in good condition and a standard passenger car could probably have made it close if not all the way to the pass.
Between the snow, and somewhat threatening weather, we turned around at the summit. If conditions were better, a traverse over to Sanderson Mountain to the north would have been nice.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||1603 ft / 488 m|
| Extra Gain:||50 ft / 15 m|
| Distance:||3.6 mi / 5.8 km|
| Route:||South ridge|
| Trailhead:||Logan Pass 7240 ft / 2206 m|
| Quality:||2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Open Country, Bushwhack, Scramble|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Time Up:||2 Hours |
| Time Down:||1 Hours 30 Minutes|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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