Ascent of Mount Elbert on 2011-08-31
|Date:||Wednesday, August 31, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||14433 ft / 4399 m|
Ascent Trip ReportLeft my niece at 13,000ft when she started to struggle with the high altitude. She headed back to the tree line, while I rushed for the summit. On the way down a storm rolled in fast. The people left near the top felt the shock of the lightening stikes; I ran for the tree line and made it before the lightening became dangerous.
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| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Scramble|
|Ascent Part of Trip: Colorado 14rs|
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