Ascent to Mount Forgotten-East Slopes on 2010-07-05
|Others in Party:||Ken Russell|
|Date:||Monday, July 5, 2010|
|Ascent Type:||Unsuccessful - Turned Back|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
|Point Reached:||Mount Forgotten - East Slopes|
| Elevation:||5300 ft / 1615 m|
| Remaining Elevation:||705 ft / 215 m (16% left to go)|
Ascent Trip ReportBlah. Another wonderful weather day in the Cascade. Shortage of time. Poor visibility. Soggy heather sidehilling. Two strikes for me now on Forgotten. And best of all...the USFS has blocked a perfectly driveable road to the TH for some unknown reason. Instead, you can now use the Mount Dickerman TH which conveniently adds 4 miles to the trip. Thanks USFS!
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||4080 ft / 1242 m|
| Extra Gain:||350 ft / 106 m|
| Distance:||14 mi / 22.5 km|
| Route:||Trail then Sidehilling Aimlessly|
| Trailhead:||Mount Dickerman TH 1920 ft / 585 m|
| Grade/Class:||Class 2|
| Quality:||4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb|
| Gear Used:||Ice Axe, Ski Poles|
| Weather:||Raining, Pleasant, Calm, Low Clouds|
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