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Ascent of Boundary Peak on 2007-09-15

Climber: Mark Lafavor

Others in Party:Jeremy Wilson
Date:Saturday, September 15, 2007
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Boundary Peak
    Location:USA-Nevada
    Elevation:13140 ft / 4005 m

Ascent Trip Report

This was by far the most difficult peak I have summited to date, but also the most rewarding. My wife, my best friend , and I all started out for the summit at 7:20 am. By 10:30 am we had reached the Trail Canyon Saddle 10,200'. It was this point after looking up towards the NE Saddle that my wife said " NO WAY" , so she started back to a predetermined meeting point to wait for us. Onward and upwards for Jeremy and I. After many breaks, and soreness we reached the summit at 1:45pm
A short 15min. stay, and we were off again. We took the "Gully Descent", which was like skiing on scree. Finally we met up Jaime. A short hike, and we were all back at camp ready for some hot food, and Captian Morgan and Hot Cocoa.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:4280 ft / 1305 m
    Distance:16 mi / 25.7 km
    Trailhead:Trail Canyon  8860 ft / 2700 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Stream Ford, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Tent Camp
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:6 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:2 Hours 30 Minutes



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