Ascent of Freel Peak on 2012-01-22

Climber: Justin Meyer

Others in Party:Bryan Prestel
Date:Sunday, January 22, 2012
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Peak:Freel Peak
    Elevation:8500 ft / 2590 m

Ascent Trip Report

Due to high amount of snow fall had to snowshoe an extra 4.5 miles to reach the trail head. It began snowing heavier and the cloud layer was dropping this forced us down before reaching the summit.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2500 ft / 762 m
    Trailhead:6000 ft / 1828 m
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Snowshoes
    Weather:Snowing, Cold, Windy, Low Clouds
Small weather window with no snow but it closed quickly.
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:4 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:2 Hours 30 Minutes

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