Ascent to Canyon of the Ancients National Monument on 2008-06-19

Climber: Richard Oestreicher

Others in Party:Pamela Oestreicher
Date:Thursday, June 19, 2008
Ascent Type:No Summit Goal
Place:Canyon of the Ancients National Monument
    Elevation:2179 m / 7150 ft

Ascent Trip Report

Visited Escalante Pueblo (with very nice visitor center near Dolores, Co.), Lowery ruins, Painted Hand ruins (both undeveloped and without the hordes of tourists at nearby Mesa Verde National Park), and Hovenweep National Monument (nice trail through ruins).
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:140 m / 460 ft
    Distance:11.3 km / 7 mi
    Weather:sunny and hot
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:140 m / 460 ft
    Extra Loss:106 m / 350 ft
    Distance:5.6 km / 3.5 mi
    Trailhead:2145 m / 7040 ft
Descent Statistics
    Distance:5.6 km / 3.5 mi

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