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Ascent of The Thumb on 2011-05-07

Climber: Rob Aumer

Date:Saturday, May 7, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:The Thumb
    Location:USA-New Mexico
    Elevation:10107 ft / 3080 m

Ascent Trip Report

Ascent via the NW ridge. You can access the start of the climb from the la Luz trail. For the shortest approach, park at the Sandia Crest House ($3). From there hike down the la Luz to the start of the climb. See mountianproject.com for climbing beta. Plan on 8-10 hours car-to-car, from the crest.
Summary Total Data
    Grade/Class:III
    Quality:9 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Rock Climb
    Gear Used:
Rope
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear



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