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Ascent of Kings Peak on 2012-06-27

Climber: Christopher Cooper

Others in Party:W. Scott Humphrey
Lynn Gannon
Keith McPheters
Date:Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Kings Peak
    Location:USA-Utah
    Elevation:13528 ft / 4123 m

Ascent Trip Report

A three day trip as part of the Cops on Top 2012 Memorial Climb. This was my first ascent of a state highpoint and first real climb that required me to scramble up rock faces.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:4100 ft / 1250 m
    Distance:32 mi / 51.5 km
    Route:Anderson Pass to the base then straight up
    Trailhead: Henrys Fork Trailhead  9428 ft / 2873 m
    Grade/Class:3
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Nights Spent:2 nights away from roads
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear



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