Ascent of Windom Peak on 2000-07-03
|Others in Party:||Alisa Bernard|
|Date:||Monday, July 3, 2000|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||14087 ft / 4293 m|
Ascent Trip ReportRide Durango, Narrow Gauge Train from Durango, CO to Needleton TH. Needleton TH to Chicago Basin where we set up an excellent high camp near the lakes & tarns. Route up from upper basin summiting Windom, (14,087') then traversing the Catwalk to Eolus, (14,084'), while partners watched from below. Left basin to retrace route out to train. Stopped train & boarded to ride back to Durango, CO.
|Summary Total Data|
| Grade/Class:||Class 3 & 4|
| Quality:||10 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground, Exposed Scramble|
| Gear Used:||Ice Axe, Rope, Tent Camp|
| Nights Spent:||3 nights away from roads|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Clear|
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