Ascent of Grays Peak on 2013-06-14

Climber: Timothy Sullivan

Others in Party:Andrew Eichner
Date:Friday, June 14, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Grays Peak
    Elevation:14270 ft / 4349 m

Ascent Trip Report

The road to the trailhead was blocked by an avalanche I'd estimate about a quarter of a mile from the trailhead itself, so we had to walk a bit more. The day was beautiful - couldn't have asked for a better one. I had to take off a layer not long after summiting Grays. Not a lot of people around, and those we did see tended to take more technical routes, so we didn't have a lot of contact until we got to the peak.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3000 ft / 914 m
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Clear
Cloudless and cool
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:3000 ft / 914 m
    Distance:4.3 mi / 6.8 km
    Route:North Slopes
    Trailhead:Grays Peak Trailhead  11270 ft / 3435 m
    Time Up:3 Hours 
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Grays and Torreys

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Grays Peak2013-06-14
2Torreys Peak2013-06-14

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