Ascent of Mount Langley on 2008-09-06

Climber: Paul Maurin

Others in Party:Paul & Fred
Date:Saturday, September 6, 2008
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Langley
    Elevation:14026 ft / 4275 m

Ascent Trip Report

Started from Cottonwood Lakes No. 3 at 11,300' at 8:00 AM. Reached top of Old Army Pass at 11,900' by 9:00 AM. Started up Mount Langley Trail and completed 3 of 4 stages on trail at 10:30 AM at 13,100'. Completed final stage 4 (a confusing route to summit) and reached summit at 11:30 AM at 14,026'. Relatively easy hike other than the confusing stage 4 which was not a clearly marked trail to the summit; required some Class II rock scrambling to reach summit. Took pictures, signed SPS register, spoke with 9 others at summit, had lunch and started return at 12:40 PM. Reach start of trail by 2:00 PM, then descended Old Army Pass and reached base camp at Cottonwood Lakes No. 3 by 3:00 PM. A great hike with a spectacular view - the weather was perfect without a cloud in the sky until we descended the summit.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2726 ft / 831 m
    Elevation Loss:0 ft / 0 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:2726 ft / 831 m
    Distance:5 mi / 8.1 km
    Route:Old Army Pass to Mount Langley Trailhead
    Trailhead:Cottonwood Lake No. 3  11300 ft / 3444 m
    Time Up:3 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:0 ft / 0 m
    Route:Mount Langley Trail to Old Army Pass
    Trailhead:Mount Langley Summit  14026 ft / 4275 m
    Time Down:2 Hours 15 Minutes

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