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Ascent to Mount Hood-Hogsback on 2009-07-29

Climber: Ed Wandall

Others in Party:Tom Wandall
Date:Wednesday, July 29, 2009
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Point Reached:Mount Hood - Hogsback
    Location:USA-Oregon
    Elevation:10800 ft / 3291 m
    Remaining Elevation:439 ft / 134 m (8% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

Another great climb, though to late for the Pearly Gates route. Got to the Hogsback but saw old crater variant was heating up and didn't look like a lot of fun. Great day on the mountain though. Only 4 got up that day.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:4912 ft / 1497 m
    Distance:8 mi / 12.9 km
    Route:Palmer snowfield, white river glacier, moraine
    Trailhead:Day use parking lot  5888 ft / 1794 m
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Exposed Scramble, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:5 Hours 



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