Ascent to Medicine Bow Peak-West Ridge-Schoolhouse Rock Lookout on 2010-07-24
|Others in Party:||S; F&M|
|Date:||Saturday, July 24, 2010|
|Ascent Type:||No Summit Goal|
|Point Reached:||Medicine Bow Peak-West Ridge - Schoolhouse Rock Lookout|
| Elevation:||11440 ft / 3486 m|
Ascent Trip ReportLeft from parking area near Lake Marie; hiked up to lookout point near the "Schoolhouse Rock" sub-peak. Snow in a few isolated patches still. Some great bird sightings included a Townsend's Solitaire, several White-Crowned Sparrows, and some variation on a Rosy Finch! Pine beetle devastation is extensive in the Snowy Range.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||940 ft / 286 m|
| Route:||Lake Marie West Trail|
| Trailhead:||Trailhead parking area 10500 ft / 3200 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Breezy, Clear|
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