Ascent of Morpheus on 2018-05-28

Climber: Marcus Peinado

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Monday, May 28, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Elevation:5432 ft / 1655 m

Ascent Trip Report

2h 15min from the summit of Dog Mountain.
Compact snow all the way.
Crossed the ridge at the col north of Anderson Lake.
Ascended the south ridge of Morpheus on a moderately steep snow finger.
The summit register is in a red Nalgene bottle near the north end of the summit block. The last entry was from 2015.
Took 3h 20min to get back to the Dog Mountain trailhead (end of FR 57).
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:812 ft / 247 m
    Total Elevation Loss:3292 ft / 1003 m
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:812 ft / 247 m
    Route:traverse from Dog Mountain
    Start Trailhead:4620 ft / 1408 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:3292 ft / 1003 m
    Route:Lennox Creek trail
    End Trailhead:2140 ft / 652 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Morpheus

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Dog Mountain2018-05-283268 ft / 996 m
2Morpheus2018-05-28812 ft / 247 m
Total Trip Gain: 4080 ft / 1243 m    Total Trip Loss: 4080 ft / 1243 m

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