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Ascent of Dog Mountain on 2012-04-07

Climber: Ken Jones

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Saturday, April 7, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Dog Mountain
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:2948 ft / 898 m

Ascent Trip Report

I took both loops on the trail, going left at the junction below 800' (labeled "more difficult") and taking the right fork (counterclockwise loop) from the 2500' fork.

As of the date of my climb, the "more difficult" (westerly) lower section was actually easier because the easterly section had more downfall that was not yet fully cleared. On the upper loop, the westerly section was clear (but muddy in spots) while the easterly portion was in spots snow covered and brushy - to the extent that I lost the trail for a little way.

A very popular hike, with crowds on this sunny day.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2828 ft / 862 m
    Elevation Loss:2828 ft / 862 m
    Distance:12.2 mi / 19.6 km
    Weather:mostly sunny, windy in spots
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:2828 ft / 862 m
    Distance:6 mi / 9.7 km
    Route:Dog Mtn Trail, with alternates
    Trailhead:Dog Mountain trailhead  120 ft / 36 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:2828 ft / 862 m
    Distance:6.2 mi / 10 km
    Route:Dog Mtn Trail, with alternates
    Trailhead:Dog Mountain trailhead  120 ft / 36 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Ken Jones
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