Ascent of Mount Audubon on 2011-07-26
|Date:||Tuesday, July 26, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||13223 ft / 4030 m|
Ascent Trip ReportMyself the gf, her friend, and their dog. Nice long hike to the top. Some decent bouldering/rock scrambling at the top. Weather started to move in with a slight drizzle around noon. Stood on the summit about 12:30 ate some and headed back down. Short cutted straight down the boulder field and caught the trail a little lower down. Most of the weather avoided us but we could see Long's getting slammed to the north. Was about 40F on top, pretty chilly for the shorts and T-shirt I was wearing. Overall a nice hike and with better views would've been even better. View all the way down to the plains. Saw 3 bull moose too as we were driving out of the National Forest.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||2703 ft / 824 m|
| Distance:||9 mi / 14.5 km|
| Trailhead:||Mitchell Lake Parking Area 10520 ft / 3206 m|
| Grade/Class:||Class 2-2+|
| Quality:||8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble|
| Weather:||Drizzle, Cool, Breezy, Overcast|
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