Ascent of Mount McLoughlin on 2012-07-14
|Date:||Saturday, July 14, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Summit:||Car|
| Elevation:||9495 ft / 2894 m|
Ascent Trip ReportHiked the Mt. Mcloughlin trail to the summit. Only a few patches snow on the trail. Requires a fee of 5 dollars a day (standard Volcano Pass needed to park at numerous trailheads throughout the Washington and Oregon Cascades) to park at the trailhead. Can be purchased in advance online, at any nearby ranger station, and sometimes by self-issue at the trailhead itself. This was a nice warm-up to climbing other Cascade peaks later in the week. Took about 5 hrs 15 min round trip. A popular trail hike on summer weekends.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||3800 ft / 1159 m|
| Distance:||11 mi / 17.7 km|
| Route:||McLoughlin trail|
| Trailhead:||Mt. McLoughlin Trailhead 5695 ft / 1735 m|
| Grade/Class:||class 2|
| Quality:||5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Time Up:||3 Hours |
| Time Down:||2 Hours 15 Minutes|
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