Ascent to Mount Hood-Hogsback on 2009-07-29
|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|
| Elevation:||10800 ft / 3291 m|
| Remaining Elevation:||439 ft / 134 m (8% left to go)|
Ascent Trip ReportAnother 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|
| Time Up:||5 Hours |
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