Ascent of Mount Jefferson on 2019-09-07

Climber: Mark Smith

Others in Party:Amber Smith
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, September 7, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Jefferson
    Elevation:10497 ft / 3199 m

Ascent Trip Report

The traverse from Red Saddle is an easy scramble to the snow field which has a good mote 90% of the way across. No need for a rope.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:6977 ft / 2126 m
    Total Elevation Loss:6977 ft / 2125 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Headlamp, Tent Camp
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:6727 ft / 2050 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 6377 ft / 1944 m; Extra: 350 ft / 106m
    Loss on way in:350 ft / 106 m
    Start Trailhead:Whitewater  4120 ft / 1255 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:6627 ft / 2019 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 6377 ft / 1944 m; Extra: 250 ft / 76m
    Gain on way out:250 ft / 76 m
    End Trailhead:Whitewater  4120 ft / 1255 m

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