Ascent of Mount Hood on 2019-04-21

Climber: Chris Hood

Others in Party:Vlad Martinak <22620>
Mike Schasch
Date:Sunday, April 21, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Mount Hood
    Elevation:11239 ft / 3425 m

Ascent Trip Report

Ascent of South Side route, via left Pearly Gate. Beautiful, sunny weather above ~5000 feet, with lots of people on the route. Snow was in great condition, with the route heavily compacted and straightforward on the steep parts. Time up 4.5 hours, and 7 hours round trip for three people.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:5350 ft / 1630 m
    Route:South Side/Hogsback/LPG
    Trailhead:Timberline  5889 ft / 1794 m
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Headlamp, Ski Poles
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time:4 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:2 Hours 30 Minutes

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