Ascent to Blanca Peak-13700 on 2007-08-04
|Others in Party:||Shannon Lunski|
|Date:||Saturday, August 4, 2007|
|Ascent Type:||Unsuccessful - Turned Back|
|Point Reached:||Blanca Peak - 13700|
| Elevation:||14345 ft / 4372 m|
Ascent Trip ReportAwesome hike. Quite tiring packing in full packs for about 3,000 foot gain in elevation until we made it Lake Como. Left early the next morning, but as always, being from Texas makes higher altitude hikes a bit challenging. Thank God for the mental stregnth ! Made it up to the upper part of the saddle. What a view...became a bit dizzy for a minute just looking over to the other side. Started final ascent when some very black stormy clouds started coming our way very quickly. Made the choice to call the hike and go for it again next summer.
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| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail, Scramble|
| Gear Used:||Tent Camp|
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