Ascent of Shriner Peak on 2012-10-04
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
|Date:||Thursday, October 4, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||5834 ft / 1778 m|
Ascent Trip ReportThe trailhead is just south of mile-marker 11 on Hwy 123 (about a mile south of the tunnel). The first 2 miles is under dense canopy, the last 2 miles are mostly exposed. There are a few steep sections but most of the trail has a moderate grade, and very little exposed rock or roots to step over. Rainier comes into full view and Adams begins to peek outafter the first long switchback. The lookout tower is obscured from view until the last 500 feet.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||3407 ft / 1039 m|
| Distance:||9 mi / 14.5 km|
| Trailhead:||Trailhead 2427 ft / 739 m|
| Grade/Class:||Class 2|
| Quality:||8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Weather:||Cold, Breezy, Clear|
| Time Up:||2 Hours 9 Minutes|
| Time Down:||1 Hours 25 Minutes|
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