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Ascent of Elk Rock on 2013-01-05

Climber: Ken Russell

Others in Party:Eric Noel
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, January 5, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Elk Rock
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:4360 ft / 1328 m

Ascent Trip Report

Road plowed. Parking near viewpoint below SE side of Elk Rock. We found good snowshoeing about 300 yds north of the viewpoint parking lot. Reached the top of the ridge and had easy traverse over the top of all potential high points. Some cliffs around the south end of the Elk Rock ridge.
Someone pointed out that in Spanish, they call this summit "El Croc".
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:680 ft / 206 m
    Elevation Loss:680 ft / 206 m
    Distance:1.7 mi / 2.7 km
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Quality:9 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Snowshoes
    Weather:Snowing, Cold, Breezy, Low Clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:680 ft / 206 m
    Extra Loss:120 ft / 36 m
    Distance:0.9 mi / 1.4 km
    Trailhead:Hwy 504 east side  3800 ft / 1158 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:560 ft / 170 m
    Distance:0.9 mi / 1.4 km
    Trailhead:Hwy 504 east side  3800 ft / 1158 m



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