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Ascent of Mount Hood on 2018-06-01

Climber: Wilder Leavitt

Others in Party:Dudley Reiser
Geoff Lodge (Timberland Mountain Guides)
Date:Friday, June 1, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Snowmobile
Peak:Mount Hood
    Location:USA-Oregon
    Elevation:11239 ft / 3425 m

Ascent Trip Report

Took Snow Cat to starting point. Temps in the low teens to single digits with blowing snow at start of climb. Whether clear at the Hogsback. Cold, clear ascent.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3039 ft / 926 m
    Total Elevation Loss:5399 ft / 1645 m
    Round-Trip Distance:5 mi / 8 km
    Grade/Class:I
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Ski Poles, Guide
    Weather:Snowing, Frigid, Very Windy, Clear
Cold, windy, snowy at lower elevations. Clear on summit.
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3039 ft / 926 m
    Distance:1.5 mi / 2.4 km
    Route:South Side Old Chute Variation
    Start Trailhead:Palmer Ski Lift  8200 ft / 2499 m
    Time:4 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:5399 ft / 1645 m
    Distance:3.5 mi / 5.6 km
    Route:South Side Old Chute Variation
    End Trailhead:Timberline Lodge  5840 ft / 1780 m
    Time:3 Hours 30 Minutes



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