Ascent of Kit Carson Mountain on 2007-07-29
|Others in Party:||Trisha Conlon|
|Date:||Sunday, July 29, 2007|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
|Peak:||Kit Carson Mountain|
| Elevation:||14165 ft / 4317 m|
Ascent Trip ReportStandard peakbaggers' route: from Willow Lake (11,840 ft.), up the north slopes of Challenger Pt., over the summit of Challenger, down (about 300 ft.) to the Kit Carson/Challenger saddle, then first up and then down along "Kit Carson Avenue" to the class 2+ gully at its end, and a short scramble to the summit. 5 hrs. up, 3hr., 15 min. down. Clouds threatened in the morning, but produced to precipitation, or wind.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||5265 ft / 1605 m|
| Distance:||26 mi / 41.8 km|
| Route:||Willow Creek, N slopes of Challenger Pt.|
| Trailhead:||Willow Creek TH 8900 ft / 2712 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Scramble|
| Weather:||Cool, Calm, Partly Cloudy|
| Time Up:||9 Hours |
| Time Down:||4 Hours |
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