Ascent of Mount Jefferson on 1981-07-17
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Friday, July 17, 1981|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||10497 ft / 3199 m|
Ascent Trip ReportJeff Park Glacier, solo climb. Perfect cramponing on snow and ice, 15 feet of vertical rock crossing the bergschrund.
The summit pinnacle was a bit dicey, very steep and icy. Weather was clear and cool.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||4700 ft / 1433 m|
| Distance:||7 mi / 11.3 km|
| Route:||Jeff Park Glacier|
| Trailhead:||Jefferson Park 5797 ft / 1766 m|
| Grade/Class:||III, class 4|
| Quality:||10 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Exposed Scramble, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb, Ice Climb|
| Gear Used:||Ice Axe, Crampons, Tent Camp|
| Nights Spent:||1 nights away from roads|
| Weather:||Cool, Calm, Clear|
| Time Up:||6 Hours 15 Minutes|
| Time Down:||3 Hours 30 Minutes|
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