Ascent of Tabeguache Peak on 2006-09-13

Climber: Richard Hensley

Others in Party:Chad Cameron
Date:Wednesday, September 13, 2006
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:ATV
Peak:Tabeguache Peak
    Elevation:14155 ft / 4314 m

Ascent Trip Report

Via ATV's from Antero's Baldwin Gulch 4WD Trailhead to Browns Creek Basin, Trail 276. Started hike near lakes upon first reaching the basin. Followed route depicted on page 136, Colorado's Fourteeners (Gerry Roach), labeled Combination 11. There was no trail up the north slope to Saddle 12610 until near the saddle. Mostly open grassland; stayed to right of the swampy creek. Some rough talus fields. Distance approximately 6 miles round-trip. Couple inches of late summer snow on summit.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2735 ft / 832 m
    Extra Gain:150 ft / 45 m
    Distance:6 mi / 9.7 km
    Route:West Ridge
    Trailhead:Browns Creek Trail 276, about 2.5 miles west of Br  11720 ft / 3572 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground, Scramble

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