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Ascent of Mount Holmes on 2013-04-20

Climber: Joshua Terry

Others in Party:Sean Doyle
Xenja Doyle
Date:Saturday, April 20, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Holmes
    Location:USA-Utah
    Elevation:7998 ft / 2437 m

Ascent Trip Report

The Dumbass Route
Is what I dubbed our very steep and rotten alternate take on the traditional ascent. Make sure to connect with the main ridge before heading too high on the very pleasant slickrock. The basalt between that point and the granite above turns a quick climb into a tedious slog that can easily double your trip time. Summit views were incredible regardless, and at least three climbers can fit on the summit block.
Summary Total Data
    Grade/Class:Class 2 - 4
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Open Country, Bushwhack, Exposed Scramble



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