Ascent of Mount Audubon on 1990-08-07

Climber: Mike Stinson

Date:Tuesday, August 7, 1990
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Audubon
    Elevation:13223 ft / 4030 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hiked up and returned using Audubon Trail, continuing to Paiute Peak. This was my first mountain climbed over 13,000 feet and represented my personal altitude record for several years, so the memory of this climb is special to me. Perhaps more than anything I remember looking down at small blue ponds from the top of Paiute. I also remember carefully considering the weather atop Audubon before committing to the traverse over -- the first time I'd done this in the Rockies, but not the last.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2723 ft / 830 m
    Route:Audubon Trail
    Trailhead:10500 ft / 3200 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
Ascent Part of Trip: Audubon and Paiute (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Mount Audubon1990-08-07
2Paiute Peak1990-08-07

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