Ascent of Hoodoo Mountain on 2009-04-19
|Others in Party:||Ken Jones|
|Date:||Sunday, April 19, 2009|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||5158 ft / 1572 m|
Ascent Trip ReportGood access. Roads from the S could get you to 4000' I suspect though we were stopped by snow before then. This is an intriguing mtn with blocky rock shelves and boulders strewn about everywhere. When snowfree there would probably be some scrambling involved. It's not the Matterhorn or anything but it is a more interesting mtn than the unusual forested bumps of Eastern WA. The steep Hoodoo Canyon looks like it might also be worthy of a visit as well.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||2038 ft / 620 m|
| Extra Gain:||200 ft / 60 m|
| Distance:||8 mi / 12.9 km|
| Route:||Roadwalk, South Slopes, West Ridge|
| Trailhead:||FS 046/070/053 Junction 3520 ft / 1072 m|
| Grade/Class:||Class 1|
| Quality:||4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Open Country, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles, Snowshoes|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy|
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