Ascent of Mount McLoughlin on 2013-04-27
|Others in Party:||James R|
|Date:||Saturday, April 27, 2013|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||9495 ft / 2894 m|
Ascent Trip ReportFirst real summit for both of the Davids!
Snow level: Spotty coverage from 5600'-6800', full coverage above (avg. snow year)
One other person on the peak this day - saw very fresh footprints.
Rated class 3 because of some easy scrambling over/through lava fields low on the mountain. The summit and ridge is ~class 2 in the snow.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||4595 ft / 1400 m|
| Extra Gain:||100 ft / 30 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||8 mi / 12.9 km|
| Route:||Bushwhack from SSE|
| Trailhead:||Summit Sno-park 5100 ft / 1554 m|
| Grade/Class:||Class 3|
| Quality:||6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb|
| Gear Used:||Ice Axe, Ski Poles, Snowshoes|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Very Windy, Clear|
| Time:||7 Hours |
| Time:||4 Hours |
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