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Ascent of Slide Mountain on 2019-10-14

Climber: Paul McClellan

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Monday, October 14, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Slide Mountain
    Location:USA-Oregon
    Elevation:7762 ft / 2365 m

Ascent Trip Report

Driving Directions to Slide Mountain (Fremont NF):

0.0 From OR Highway 31 in Paisley Turn West onto Mill Street.
1.0 Turn Right onto FR 3315. Pavement ends.
6.2 Bear Left to stay on FR 3315, passing FR 3360 on your right.
8.5 Continue Straight.
9.3 Turn Right to stay on FR 3315.
10.6 Bear Left to stay on FR 3315, passing FR 133 on your right.
11.9 Turn Right onto unmarked FR 332. Soon enter a burned forest on a narrow road.
13.9 I drove off-road squeezing through burned trees to avoid downed timber across the road. I should have stopped here.
14.1 I parked at more downed timber across the road. ATV tracks continued through the forest.

Hiking Route:

From my vehicle I continued west on FR 332 and cross country through open burned forest to the former lookout site. I found benchmarks SLIDELOT and SLIDEMTN near the lookout footings.

Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:342 ft / 103 m
    Total Elevation Loss:342 ft / 104 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2.4 mi / 3.9 km
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Open Country
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:272 ft / 82 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 222 ft / 67 m; Extra: 50 ft / 15m
    Loss on way in:50 ft / 15 m
    Distance:1.2 mi / 1.9 km
    Route:SE Ridge
    Start Trailhead:FR 3315-145  7540 ft / 2298 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:292 ft / 89 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 222 ft / 67 m; Extra: 70 ft / 21m
    Gain on way out:70 ft / 21 m
    Distance:1.2 mi / 1.9 km
    Route:SE Ridge
    End Trailhead:FR 3315-145  7540 ft / 2298 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Paul McClellan
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