Ascent of Blue Mountain on 2014-03-22
|Others in Party:||Edward Earl|
|Date:||Saturday, March 22, 2014|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Hi-Clearance Vehicle|
| Elevation:||3080 ft / 938 m|
Ascent Trip ReportWe were expecting a mostly dry road walk due to the elevation and time of year. But the road was 100% snow covered starting five minutes above the parking area. We should have brought out skis, since we were postholing for a good part of the way.
In summer this would be a trivial hike. The highest point is east of the radio tower in the woods.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||1366 ft / 415 m|
| Extra Gain:||160 ft / 48 m|
| Distance:||6.2 mi / 10 km|
| Route:||Logging Road|
| Trailhead:||Olney Pass 2034 ft / 619 m|
| Quality:||3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Snow on Ground|
| Weather:||Cool, Calm, Partly Cloudy|
| Time Up:||2 Hours 30 Minutes|
| Time Down:||1 Hours 45 Minutes|
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