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Ascent of Bear Peak on 2008-04-06

Climber: Corey Ostby

Date:Sunday, April 6, 2008
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Bear Peak
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:8461 ft / 2578 m

Ascent Trip Report

Some ice and snow especially closer to the top. So much so that we came down on a different trail. The Fern Canyon route is steep but short and is the most direct route to the top. The summit offered terrific views of Boulder and neighboring peaks.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2961 ft / 902 m
    Elevation Loss:0 ft / 0 m
    Distance:8.5 mi / 13.7 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:2961 ft / 902 m
    Distance:3.5 mi / 5.6 km
    Route:Fern Canyon
    Trailhead:NCAR Trailhead  5500 ft / 1676 m
    Time Up:2 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:0 ft / 0 m
    Distance:5 mi / 8.1 km
    Route:Shadow Canyon/Mesa Trail
    Trailhead:Summit  8461 ft / 2578 m
    Time Down:3 Hours 



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