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[TR] Mt Hood- SUnshine 7/4/2005

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Climb: Mt Hood-SUnshine


Date of Climb: 7/4/2005


Trip Report:

Camped at Lag Crags at 8000ft Sat thro Monday. We

decided to hike the west morraine but a nicer route

would be to approch the crags from the elliot

glacier....either from the west or east morraine.

Crevasses are starting to open but still easy route

finding. Both ramps onto the Lag crags are good. Warm

conditons with winds 5 thro 15mph. Even with

relatively warm weather, we did get evap cooling so

that crampons were used from camp. Good boot pack

from camp to top of snowdome.


Bergshrund 1 is still quite small and we climbed above

it to the left of Anderson Rock via a ramp/snow step

system. Pockets are starting to open up but still a

sweet option. Bergshrund 2 has two options. Snow

conditons on the left of the horse shoe were like cork

and super climbing. Great direct line to the Queens

chair. There is a snow bridge half way along the

traverse to Cathedral ridge that would make the return

journey a little less spicy.

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