Ascent of Mount Bierstadt on 2011-10-12

Climber: Peter James

Date:Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Bierstadt
    Elevation:12640 ft / 3852 m

Ascent Trip Report

Headed up, despite winds gusting over 50MPH in Georgetown. As I climbed higher, the wind grew more and more fierce, and I did not want to risk being blown off the summit ridge by hurricane force gusts. I turned back with 1500' or so left to go, living to climb another day.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1620 ft / 493 m
    Extra Gain:300 ft / 91 m
    Distance:5 mi / 8 km
    Trailhead:Guanella Pass   11620 ft / 3541 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Cold, Extremely Windy, Clear
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Peter James
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