Ascent of Mount Constitution on 2005-02-03
|Date:||Thursday, February 3, 2005|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||2407 ft / 733 m|
Ascent Trip ReportThis was the winter that was not a winter. The snow level was like 4000 feet in the Cascades in February which is improbable. So I go over to the San Juans to bag this peak expecting a temperate climate and no snow. Instead, the road is closed due to snow due to 800 feet. I guess the wind whipping off the ocean gives this a lower snow level than inland. I walked the gated, snow covered and empty road to the summit.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||1507 ft / 459 m|
| Distance:||8 mi / 12.9 km|
| Trailhead:||900 ft / 274 m|
| Grade/Class:||Class 1|
| Quality:||5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Weather:||Cold, Very Windy, Clear|
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