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Ascent of Taum Sauk Mountain on 2008-06-07

Climber: Jason Moore

Others in Party:Kaleb Tanksley
Eric Walker
Date:Saturday, June 7, 2008
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Taum Sauk Mountain
    Location:USA-Missouri
    Elevation:1772 ft / 540 m

Ascent Trip Report

Went on June 7th 2008. Very warm day around 95 degrees with a little breeze. Trail is well maintained with the OT (Ozark Trail) signs posted every couple of hundred yards. The trail west of Taum Sauk to Johnson Shut-Ins is still closed due to the water breech in 2005.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:740 ft / 226 m
    Elevation Loss:740 ft / 226 m
    Distance:9.8 mi / 15.8 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Hot, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:740 ft / 226 m
    Distance:5.2 mi / 8.4 km
    Trailhead:Claybaugh Creek Trail Head  1032 ft / 314 m
    Time Up:3 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:740 ft / 226 m
    Distance:4.6 mi / 7.4 km
    Trailhead:Claybaugh Creek Trail Head  1032 ft / 314 m
    Time Down:2 Hours 30 Minutes



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