Ascent of Mount Harvard on 2014-05-26
|Date:||Monday, May 26, 2014|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||14420 ft / 4395 m|
Ascent Trip ReportMother nature proved the weather models WRONG! Bluebird sky in the morning of summit day, no wind. Evening before gave us rain, thunder, and snow. Still lots of snow, starting about 0.5 mile in and with warmer temps, we postholed much of the way. Rascally rabbits nibbled the handle of one of my trekking poles (before I brought it in the tent) and one of the tent stake loops (really?! Hope Big Agnes covers that under warranty). And kept me up nearly all night with their partying. Not so cute anymore are they?
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||4520 ft / 1378 m|
| Distance:||13 mi / 20.9 km|
| Route:||South Slopes|
| Trailhead:||North Cottonwood Creek TH 9900 ft / 3017 m|
| Quality:||8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Snow Climb|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles, Snowshoes, Tent Camp|
| Nights Spent:||1 nights away from roads|
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