Ascent of Grays Peak on 2008-07-04

Climber: Luke Mullen

Date:Friday, July 4, 2008
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Grays Peak
    Elevation:14270 ft / 4349 m

Ascent Trip Report

Got to the trailhead at 8:00, and was on top of Grays by 9:30. There were many others on the trail (no suprize, it was July 4th), but was not unpleasant. The weather was perfect, and the views were spectacular.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3040 ft / 927 m
    Elevation Loss:563 ft / 172 m
    Distance:4.5 mi / 7.2 km
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:3040 ft / 927 m
    Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Route:South Slopes
    Trailhead:Stevens Gulch Trailhead  11230 ft / 3422 m
    Time Up:1 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:563 ft / 172 m
    Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    Route:North Slopes
    Trailhead:Grays-Torreys Saddle  13707 ft / 4177 m
    Time Down:10 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Grays-Torreys

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Grays Peak2008-07-04
2Torreys Peak2008-07-04

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