Ascent of Hogback Mountain on 2012-09-01
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Saturday, September 1, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||6789 ft / 2069 m|
Ascent Trip ReportMost of the east slope is easy to scramble. I went up via north Hogback and came down via the east ridge of Hogback. Saw a goat near the summit but it didn't seem to be too interested in me. Acres and acres of lupine in bloom.
A new chair lift comes right up on to the north side of Hogback. Should be an easy tag in the winter with a lift ticket.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||2589 ft / 788 m|
| Extra Gain:||100 ft / 30 m|
| Distance:||14 mi / 22.5 km|
| Trailhead:||US 12 4400 ft / 1341 m|
| Grade/Class:||Class 2|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Open Country|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Breezy, Clear|
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