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Ascent of Tower Mountain on 2015-11-03

Climber: Rick Peterson

Date:Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Summit:4x4 Vehicle
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Tower Mountain
    Location:USA-Oregon
    Elevation:6850 ft / 2087 m

Ascent Trip Report

There is a well graded road from Blue Mt Parkway with a sign so it is a no brainer. There was about three inches of snow on the road so it made it interesting and good thing we had 4x4. If it were dry you could go up in almost any car. The tower is high enough to be scary with snow and ice on the stairs and howling wind. I clocked it at over 8 miles from the highway to the top.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:0 ft / 0 m
    Distance:0 mi / 0 km
    Trailhead:6850 ft / 2087 m
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Snow on Ground
    Weather:Snowing, Cold, Very Windy, Low Clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:1 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:1 Minutes



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