Ascent of Saddle Mountain on 2009-02-21

Climber: Eric Noel

Date:Saturday, February 21, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Saddle Mountain
    Elevation:1840 ft / 560 m

Ascent Trip Report

I believe the true summit is on the SW edge of the summit contour area. Access is good, DNR at the gate and no signs or signs of habitation.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1145 ft / 348 m
    Elevation Loss:1145 ft / 348 m
    Distance:7.2 mi / 11.6 km
    Grade/Class:Class 2 Brush
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Open Country, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1105 ft / 336 m
    Extra Loss:40 ft / 12 m
    Distance:2.5 mi / 4 km
    Route:Clearcut South Slopes
    Trailhead:Lake Cushman Hwy  775 ft / 236 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:1105 ft / 336 m
    Extra Gain:40 ft / 12 m
    Distance:4.7 mi / 7.6 km
    Route:Second Growth Saddle
    Trailhead:Lake Cushman Hwy  775 ft / 236 m

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