Ascent of Grasshopper Mountain on 2013-03-23
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
|Date:||Saturday, March 23, 2013|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||3379 ft / 1029 m|
Ascent Trip ReportDrive to Albee Creek Campground on Hwy 221 west of Hwy 101. Just past the campground was a sign indicating a Lookout road is to the left. Drive up this road 0.3 mi to a gate and park.
I hiked the trail (which is really an old dirt road) south following the signs at junctions to Grasshopper Mtn. It's a forested trail until near the lookout tower where one has extensive views to King Mtn and Rainbow Ridge to the west, and the Lassic peaks to the east. There's a benchmark labeled "Grasshopper" south of the tower.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||3199 ft / 973 m|
| Extra Gain:||120 ft / 36 m|
| Distance:||13.4 mi / 21.6 km|
| Route:||Grasshopper Trail|
| Trailhead:||Trailhead near Albee Creek Campground 420 ft / 128 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Time Up:||2 Hours 30 Minutes|
| Time Down:||2 Hours 20 Minutes|
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