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Ascent of Mount Hood on 2016-10-28

Climber: Harvest Mondello

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Friday, October 28, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Hood
    Location:USA-Oregon
    Elevation:11239 ft / 3425 m

Ascent Trip Report

Mount Hood - South Side: Old Chute - 2 'O Clock Couloir Variation (AG II / AI 1) via South Side approach. Virgin snow. Beautiful day! Two ice tools suggested for the couloir which is 45 degrees ice.

Solo climb. Summit #5 of Mt Hood for me. Solo climb. 8 hours round trip.

Tim & Alex were free soloing DKH V1.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:5239 ft / 1596 m
    Total Elevation Loss:5239 ft / 1596 m
    Round-Trip Distance:7 mi / 11.3 km
    Grade/Class:Alpine Grade II (45*
    Quality:9 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Snow on Ground, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:5239 ft / 1596 m
    Distance:3.5 mi / 5.6 km
    Route:South Side: Old Chute - 2 'O Clock Couloir (solo)
    Start Trailhead:6000 ft / 1828 m
    Time:5 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:5239 ft / 1596 m
    Distance:3.5 mi / 5.6 km
    Route:South Side: Old Chute
    End Trailhead:6000 ft / 1828 m
    Time:2 Hours 30 Minutes



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