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Ascent of Gannett Peak on 2007-06-25

Climber: Greg McCrimmon

Others in Party:Kevin Paretti
Ben Adkison
Bob Goodwin(Guide)
Mark(Guide)
Rik Jordan
Dakota Kristin
Larry Teague
Date:Monday, June 25, 2007
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Gannett Peak
    Location:USA-Wyoming
    Elevation:13804 ft / 4207 m

Ascent Trip Report

Awesome Trip! This was a "Summit For Someone" trip with Backpacker Magazine and Big City Mountaineers. This was my first real mountaineering experience. We had perfect weather and an awesome guide staff from Jackson Hole Mountain Guides. Only half of our 6 person party summited. It was an incredible adventure and I look forward to returning to the Winds and bagging this summit again along with some other classic Wind River peaks!
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:4304 ft / 1312 m
    Elevation Loss:4304 ft / 1312 m
    Distance:50 mi / 80.5 km
    Grade/Class:Class 3/steep snow
    Quality:10 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb, Aid Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Ski Poles, Guide, Tent Camp
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Perfectly clear and warm at the summit. We had some overcast skies and a small snow storm that hit o
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:4304 ft / 1312 m
    Distance:25 mi / 40.2 km
    Route:Up Dinwoody pass, across Dinwoody glacier and up t
    Trailhead:Pinedale, WY  9500 ft / 2895 m
    Time Up:3 Days 
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:4304 ft / 1312 m
    Distance:25 mi / 40.2 km
    Route:Down Gooseneck Glacier
    Trailhead:Pinedale, WY  9500 ft / 2895 m
    Time Down:2 Days 



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