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Ascent of Mount Elbert on 2012-12-07

Climber: Mark Van Lenten

Date:Friday, December 7, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Elbert
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:14433 ft / 4399 m

Ascent Trip Report

finally got it on the 3rd attempt... microspikes were helpful in the trees but the wind kept the snow off trail above treeline... extremely windy
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Crampons
    Weather:Frigid, Extremely Windy
Ascent Part of Trip: Colorado Dec 2012 (2 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Mount Elbert2012-12-07



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