Ascent of Moon Mountain on 2015-01-03

Climber: Michael Wanberg

Others in Party:Jeremy B
Cora T
Date:Saturday, January 3, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Moon Mountain
    Elevation:7459 ft / 2273 m

Ascent Trip Report

First time on XC skis in a decade. Made me realize that AT skis (what Jeremy and Cora had) are probably the way to go!

Heavy use area, but all users seemed to be mindful of one another. Be alert for snowmobilers; they can come up on you quickly!

Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1409 ft / 428 m
    Extra Gain:100 ft / 30 m
    Round-Trip Distance:10 mi / 16.1 km
    Route:generally on the trail network, then direct
    Trailhead:Dutchman Flat Sno-Park  6250 ft / 1905 m
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Skis, Ski Poles
    Weather:Cold, Breezy, Clear
A perfect January day
Ascent Statistics
    Time:4 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time:3 Hours 
Ascent Part of Trip: 2015-01 Moon (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Peak 70482015-01-03 a200 ft / 61 m
2Moon Mountain2015-01-03 b1409 ft / 429 m
Total Trip Gain: 1609 ft / 490 m    Total Trip Loss: 1409 ft / 429 m

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