Ascent of Laurel Hill on 2013-07-13

Climber: Michael Wanberg

Others in Party:Alex B
Carissa M
Christy W
Brian W
Crystal W
Josiah W
Jason B
Nike B
Remington B
Date:Saturday, July 13, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Laurel Hill
    Elevation:3360 ft / 1024 m

Ascent Trip Report

A fun hike done as a shuttle, including a trek up to Little Zigzag Falls at the end (~1mi RT with 300' gain).

The old Barlow wagon road (part of the Oregon Trail) is somewhere between an unmaintained trail and a bushwhack.

Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1310 ft / 398 m
    Total Elevation Loss:710 ft / 215 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:960 ft / 292 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 860 ft / 262 m; Extra: 100 ft / 30m
    Loss on way in:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Route:Pioneer Bridal trail to old Barlow road
    Start Trailhead:Pioneer Bridle TH  2500 ft / 762 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:610 ft / 185 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 260 ft / 80 m; Extra: 350 ft / 106m
    Gain on way out:350 ft / 106 m
    Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Route:Old Barlow Road to Pioneer Bridle trail
    End Trailhead:Little Zigzag Falls TH  3100 ft / 944 m

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