Ascent of Mount Bierstadt on 2011-10-12
|Date:||Wednesday, October 12, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Unsuccessful - Turned Back|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||12640 ft / 3852 m|
Ascent Trip ReportHeaded 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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