Ascent to Canyon de Chelley in 2005-08

Climber: Richard Oestreicher

Others in Party:Daniel Oestreicher
Date:August, 2005
Ascent Type:No Summit Goal
Place:Canyon de Chelley
    Elevation:6400 ft / 1950 m

Ascent Trip Report

We hired the guide who took us into the Canyon in our SUV in the morning and then accompanied us on a rim to rim hike during the afternoon from the Antelope Ruins overlook (North Rim) to one of the parking areas on the south rim. Took about 2 1/2 hours.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:750 ft / 228 m
    Total Elevation Loss:750 ft / 228 m
    Round-Trip Distance:6 mi / 9.7 km
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Scramble
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:750 ft / 228 m
    Loss on way in:750 ft / 228 m
    Distance:3 mi / 4.8 km
    Start Trailhead:North rim 6400 feet  6400 ft / 1950 m
Descent Statistics
    Distance:3 mi / 4.8 km

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