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Ascent of Little Beacon Rock on 2017-02-17

Climber: Nate B

Others in Party:Isabel
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Friday, February 17, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Little Beacon Rock
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:720 ft / 219 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hoping Beacon Rock would be open, given the dated info saying it was closed. - it was in fact closed for snow conditions, lasr assessed on 11 January. We opted to at least get up Little Beacon. The gate to the trailhead was closed so we went the extra bit up the road.

Summit was pretty nice with views and we wished we had time for Hamilton Peak, which we eyeballed the trail and most likely a false summit for.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:746 ft / 226 m
    Total Elevation Loss:746 ft / 226 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.2 mi / 1.9 km
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Bushwhack, Scramble
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:521 ft / 158 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 441 ft / 134 m; Extra: 80 ft / 24m
    Loss on way in:80 ft / 24 m
    Distance:0.6 mi / 1 km
    Route:Scramble
    Start Trailhead:Parking lot  279 ft / 85 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:666 ft / 202 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 441 ft / 134 m; Extra: 225 ft / 68m
    Gain on way out:225 ft / 68 m
    Distance:0.6 mi / 1 km
    Route:Straight down
    End Trailhead:Parking lot  279 ft / 85 m
Ascent Part of Trip: PDX2

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Mount Hood-Timberline lodge snow shoe trail2017-02-17209 ft / 64 m
2Wildwood park2017-02-17317 ft / 97 m
3Devils Backbone-Farm outer gate2017-02-17 
4Little Beacon Rock2017-02-17746 ft / 227 m
5Kelly Butte2017-02-18126 ft / 38 m
6Powell Butte2017-02-18156 ft / 48 m
Total Trip Gain: 1554 ft / 474 m    Total Trip Loss: 1418 ft / 433 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Nate B
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