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Ascent of Mount Oxford on 2001-08-12

Climber: Patrick Lilly

Others in Party:Trisha Conlon
Date:Sunday, August 12, 2001
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Oxford
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:14153 ft / 4313 m

Ascent Trip Report

After climbing Belford, Trisha and I descended to the saddle and did a quick ascent of Oxford. Unfortunately, my wife, Suzanne, started feeling nauseous and stayed behind at the saddle, making Oxford "unfinished business" for her. We ran (literally) back down off the summit, as showers seemed to be imminent, and they soon materialized. We made it back to our camp high in Missouri Gulch just in time to wait out the rain before heading back down the trail. Fourteener #3 for Trisha, a nice repeat for me.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Tent Camp
    Weather:Raining, Pleasant, Breezy, Partly Cloudy



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