Ascent of Lookout Mountain on 2017-11-18
|Date:||Saturday, November 18, 2017|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||6525 ft / 1988 m|
Ascent Trip ReportA wonderful day out, more difficult than I expected. Easy skiing from the car to High Prairie trailhead on snowmobile tracks. At the trailhead, though, the tracks petered out and it was trail-breaking uphill through deep powder and dense trees. The last mile of travel took as much time as the previous five.
Wonderful views from the summit, down past Jefferson and Washington to the Three Sisters and Broken Top, north to Rainier, Adams, St. Helens, great shots of Hood across the valley, and the east-side desert.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||2345 ft / 714 m|
| Extra Gain:||50 ft / 15 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||12.2 mi / 19.6 km|
| Route:||Lookout Mountain Road|
| Trailhead:||FS 44 4280 ft / 1304 m|
| Quality:||8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Snow on Ground|
| Gear Used:||Skis, Ski Poles|
| Weather:||Cold, Calm, Partly Cloudy|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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Peaks: climbed and unclimbed by George Burgess
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