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Ascent of Mount Scott on 2009-07-26

Climber: Ronald Land

Date:Sunday, July 26, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Scott
    Location:USA-Oregon
    Elevation:8929 ft / 2721 m

Ascent Trip Report

Started at the trail head in Crater Lake National Park. The trail is maintained but very rocky. I did this climb with my cousins 14 year old grand daughter, Olivia. Nice hike/climb for families and people of all ages. Since this is the highest point in the park, it provided spectacular views in all directions. Although the trail head sign posted the elevation at 8926 and this site posts it at 8929, at the summit I stood on a US Geodetic survey marker that posted the elevation at 8988. Who are you going to believe?!
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Mount Scott, Crater Lake NP (2009-07-26). Photo by Ronald Land.
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Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1326 ft / 404 m
    Distance:5 mi / 8 km
    Trailhead:Trail head in Crater Lake National Park  7603 ft / 2317 m
    Grade/Class:Class 2/3
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Hot, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:2 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:1 Hours 30 Minutes



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