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Ascent of Borah Peak on 2008-08-16

Climber: Alex Jones

Date:Saturday, August 16, 2008
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Borah Peak
    Location:USA-Idaho
    Elevation:12662 ft / 3859 m

Ascent Trip Report

Made my first high peak ascent. Took 3.5 hours up and 3 hours back not including top time.

Snow crossing was melted away.

There is now a fairly well established route around Chicken Out Ridge to the west.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:5412 ft / 1650 m
    Distance:7 mi / 11.3 km
    Route:Southwest Ridge
    Trailhead:Trailhead  7250 ft / 2209 m
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:3 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:3 Hours 



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