Ascent of Clayton Peak on 1999-04-23

Climber: James Barlow

Others in Party:Duane Poslusny
Keith Stevens
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Friday, April 23, 1999
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Clayton Peak
    Elevation:10721 ft / 3267 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hiked this one from Brighton Ski Resort with Duane and Keith. The lifts were closed, so we trudged up in snowy weather. Preston was quite fun, with a few small snow-covered cliffs to ascend. We then followed the ridge to Clayton Peak. Clayton was in near-whiteout conditions on the summit. We then followed some of our favorite ski runs back to the car. Wonderful winter ascent in snowy weather. Pictures
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:681 ft / 207 m
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:681 ft / 207 m
    Route:Southwest Ridge
    Trailhead:10040 ft / 3060 m
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Clayton/Preston 4/99

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Preston Peak1999-04-23 a
2Clayton Peak1999-04-23 b

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