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Ascent of Multorpor Mountain on 2013-03-09

Climber: Michael Wanberg

Others in Party:Wayne C
David L
Pilar B
Derek S
Brooke
Carolyn
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, March 9, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Multorpor Mountain
    Location:USA-Oregon
    Elevation:4656 ft / 1419 m

Ascent Trip Report

Took out some new snowshoe-ers on an 'adventurous intro' trek. Beautiful day! Carried extra training weight for planned MSH ascent following week, including extra gear and 4L to simulate tent. First sunburn (minor) of the year - not sure whether to be happy or displeased about that.

We planned to go off the NW side of the peak and pick up the road back to the TH, but there are steep drops and rock bands on that aspect, so we ended up heading south and the circling around. Lots of extra gain, as we navigated down to Still Creek at approx 3600' before turning north.

Another great crew!

~45# (ascent),R,K
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1076 ft / 327 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1076 ft / 327 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4.5 mi / 7.2 km
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Snowshoes
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:676 ft / 206 m
    Distance:1.5 mi / 2.4 km
    Route:Direct from ENE
    Start Trailhead:Mazama TH  3980 ft / 1213 m
    Time:1 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1076 ft / 327 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 676 ft / 206 m; Extra: 400 ft / 121m
    Gain on way out:400 ft / 121 m
    Distance:3 mi / 4.8 km
    Route:Direct to SSW, then circle ctr-clckws
    End Trailhead:Mazama TH  3980 ft / 1213 m
    Time:2 Hours 30 Minutes



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