Ascent of Mount Ogden on 2016-09-18

Climber: David Graves

Others in Party:Matthew Neau
Date:Sunday, September 18, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Ogden
    Elevation:9570 ft / 2916 m

Ascent Trip Report

Final leg from the Floyd Iverson ridge over to Mt. Ogden. The last 50 yards or so were over loose rock and kind of scary, but we made it without incident.
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David Graves and Matt Neau on top of the helipad on Mt. Ogden (2016-09-18). Photo by David Graves.
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Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:260 ft / 79 m
    Round-Trip Distance:11.1 mi / 17.9 km
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Rock Climb
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Cool, Windy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:260 ft / 79 m
    Distance:9.2 mi / 14.8 km
    Route:Ridge Trail
    Start Trailhead:Floyd Iverson Ridge  9310 ft / 2837 m
    Time:1 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Distance:1.9 mi / 3.1 km
    Route:Porcupine Trail to Needles Lodge
    Time:2 Hours 
Ascent Part of Trip: Mt Ogden (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1The Needles2016-09-182840 ft / 866 m
2Floyd Iverson Ridge2016-09-1881 ft / 25 m
3Mount Ogden2016-09-18260 ft / 79 m
Total Trip Gain: 3181 ft / 970 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by David Graves
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