Ascent of Mount Ord on 2010-11-27

Climber: Eric Kassan

Date:Saturday, November 27, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Ord
    Elevation:7128 ft / 2172 m

Ascent Trip Report

The road (FR 626) is in remarkably good condition - I could have driven my Civic all the way to the gate less than a mile from, and only a few hundred feet below the summit, but I wanted some exercise, so I walked from about 5050'. Unfortunately, the lookout tower was locked. They even had a gate blocking the stairs, but since the hike was only class 1 to that point, I enjoyed the class 3 challenge climbing around the gate. That said, the wind above the summit was harsh - almost enough to make me regret the extra climb, but the views were rewarding enough to make up for it.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2278 ft / 693 m
    Extra Gain:100 ft / 30 m
    Round-Trip Distance:10.6 mi / 17.1 km
    Trailhead:Forest Road 626 @ 5050 ft  5050 ft / 1539 m
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Time:2 Hours 15 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 45 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Eric Kassan
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