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Ascent of Culebra Peak on 2008-07-23

Climber: Patrick Lilly

Others in Party:Trisha cConlon
Date:Wednesday, July 23, 2008
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Culebra Peak
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:14047 ft / 4281 m

Ascent Trip Report

Ascended "Roach's route" basically due east up the ridge to the mega-cairn, then up the ridge to the summit. After also summitting Red Mtn. (A), we returned to the saddle and traversed west to rejoin the ridge half a mile or so west of Culebra's summit. We crossed the drainage above the upper TH, looking for the "talus route," but ultimately continued on northwest to the lower part of the ridge, following the "ridge route" back down to the FourWay intersection. Did the whole trip in trail runners.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3047 ft / 928 m
    Elevation Loss:3047 ft / 928 m
    Distance:8 mi / 12.9 km
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:3047 ft / 928 m
    Extra Loss:200 ft / 60 m
    Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Route:Roach's route
    Trailhead:Fourway  11200 ft / 3413 m
    Time Up:3 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:2847 ft / 868 m
    Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Route:talus route/ridge route
    Trailhead:Fourway  11200 ft / 3413 m
    Time Down:3 Hours 0 Minutes



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