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Ascent of Mount Yale on 2012-10-13

Climber: Nick Rose

Date:Saturday, October 13, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Yale
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:14196 ft / 4326 m

Ascent Trip Report

Cold, snowy, windy! Left from Denny Creek around 8:30 and summitted around 12:30. Lots of snow and all of it was blowin. Mountain was socked in almost all day until we were back below the trees on our way down.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:4300 ft / 1310 m
    Round-Trip Distance:10 mi / 16.1 km
    Route:Standard Route
    Trailhead:Denny Creek Trail Head  9896 ft / 3016 m
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe
    Weather:Snowing, Cold, Very Windy, White-out
Mild white out conditions up and down
Ascent Statistics
    Time:4 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time:3 Hours 



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