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Ascent of Truax Mountain on 2014-09-13

Climber: Michael Wanberg

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, September 13, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Truax Mountain
    Location:USA-Oregon
    Elevation:8040 ft / 2450 m

Ascent Trip Report

A quick, solo ascent while Jeremy relaxed at camp. I spent some time on top writing as the sun dropped low. What a beautiful day!

20#OA60,R,K
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:540 ft / 164 m
    Total Elevation Loss:540 ft / 164 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.8 mi / 2.8 km
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:440 ft / 134 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 390 ft / 119 m; Extra: 50 ft / 15m
    Loss on way in:50 ft / 15 m
    Distance:0.8 mi / 1.2 km
    Route:NW side of lake, then NE ridge
    Start Trailhead:Crater Lake Camp  7650 ft / 2331 m
    Time:20 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:490 ft / 149 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 390 ft / 119 m; Extra: 100 ft / 30m
    Gain on way out:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Route:NE ridge, then SE side of lake
    End Trailhead:Crater Lake Camp  7650 ft / 2331 m
    Time:20 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: 2014-09 ECW (3 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Red Mountain-East Peak2014-09-12 a 
2Red Mountain2014-09-12 b5700 ft / 1737 m
3Krag Peak2014-09-13 a1530 ft / 466 m
4Truax Mountain2014-09-13 b540 ft / 165 m
5Granite Mountain-Southwest Peak2014-09-14 a 
6Granite Mountain2014-09-14 b2490 ft / 759 m
7Nip Pass Peak2014-09-14 c 
8Cornucopia Peak2014-09-14 d1143 ft / 348 m
Total Trip Gain: 11403 ft / 3475 m    Total Trip Loss: 11203 ft / 3414 m



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