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Ascent of Green Mountain on 2020-09-20

Climber: Daniel Mick

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Sunday, September 20, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Green Mountain
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:2062 ft / 628 m

Ascent Trip Report

**The whole ridge is state land. No worries about private logging access.**

DIRECTIONS
See GPX. Alternate West approach directions detailed in SummitPost.
I suggest you combine this peak with Goat Mt. and Lakeview Pk. for a day of CoHPs and CoPPs!

EXPERIENCE
Very good bikeable logging road. Ups and downs along the route but all gentle. Go right at junction immediately after starting on road, and then left at T junction at the ridge. Excellent views from the bluff just a dozen yards from the road. Would be a great place to camp overnight!

Clearcut on summit bump is now very overgrown and thrashy, but very short. I met prolific peakbagger Andy Boos on the "summit" just as I summitted! He came from the West so we chatted for a bit while schwacking back to the road before going opposite ways.


RATING
1/1 ACCESS (roads, restrictions) - passenger car
1/1 REMOTENESS (popularity, sight/Sound) - feels remote despite being in a heavily populated area
1/1 CONDITION (trail/route) - logging road
0/2 VARIETY (flora/fauna, geology, terrain) - logging road
1/2 VIEWS (frequency, quality) - quite nice view over the lake. MSH would be great on a clear day.
0/1 AWE (does it inspire) - logging bump
1/2 DANIEL FACTOR (would I enjoy climbing this again: 0=No, 1=Meh, 2=Yes) - would make for a great year-round hike
TOTAL 5/10
(does not include difficulty since hikers may prefer opposite extremes)

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Washington Ultimate CoHP/CoPP/Top100e/Top100p/Bulger

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US Ultimate WEST HP/PP/Iso/2ndLap/4kP/Top100e (doesn't include East of the plains, and WA, OR, CO, AK, HI)

US Ultimate EAST HP/PP/Iso/2ndLap/4kP/Top100e (doesn't include West of the plains)
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:947 ft / 287 m
    Extra Gain:150 ft / 45 m
    Round-Trip Distance:5 mi / 8 km
    Route:East Logging Rd
    Trailhead:NE Columbia Tie Rd.  1415 ft / 431 m
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Bushwhack
    Gear Used:
Bicycle
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Time:40 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:20 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


 GPS Waypoints - Hover or click to see name and lat/long
Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Daniel Mick
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Note: GPS Tracks may not be accurate, and may not show the best route. Do not follow this route blindly. Conditions change frequently. Use of a GPS unit in the outdoors, even with a pre-loaded track, is no substitute for experience and good judgment. Peakbagger.com accepts NO responsibility or liability from use of this data.

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