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Ascent to Mount Hood-Hogsback on 2015-05-22

Climber: Sean Mathias

Date:Friday, May 22, 2015
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Point Reached:Mount Hood - Hogsback
    Location:USA-Oregon
    Elevation:10500 ft / 3200 m
    Remaining Elevation:739 ft / 225 m (14% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

Turned around at hogsback due to whiteout conditions. The upper mountain was socked in and we did not want to wait too long in to the day as there was evidence of rock and ice fall that would likely be resuming as the sun hit the mountain.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:4700 ft / 1432 m
    Round-Trip Distance:7.2 mi / 11.6 km
    Route:South side
    Trailhead:Timberline Lodge  5800 ft / 1767 m
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons
    Weather:Cool, Calm
Ascent Statistics
    Time:6 Hours 15 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:2 Hours 0 Minutes



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