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Ascent of 10580 on 2012-08-08

Climber: Richard Oestreicher

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:10580
    Location:USA-New Mexico
    Elevation:3218 m / 10560 ft

Ascent Trip Report

FR 1913 dead ends in 9.2 mi. at a convenient turnaround. I headed out on a GPS heading through woods with lots of downed trees, hit a forest track in a few hundred yards that heads over an intervening knob, and then connects with a track that parallels the Valle Vidal fence line. It headed more or less straight towards the peak, albeit with several up and down slopes (hence total elevation gain for the trip is about double the net difference between the start point and the peak). I bushwhacked uphill the last 0.1 mi.

The top is tree covered, but there are excellent views along much of the way including a striking view of nearby Baldy Mt.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:256 m / 846 ft
    Distance:4.8 km / 3 mi
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Bushwhack
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:173 m / 572 ft
    Extra Loss:56 m / 187 ft
    Distance:2.4 km / 1.5 mi
    Trailhead:FR1913 end  3101 m / 10175 ft
    Time Up:41 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Extra Gain:83 m / 274 ft
    Distance:2.4 km / 1.5 mi
    Time Down:42 Minutes



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