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Ascent of Borah Peak on 2008-07-29

Climber: Doug Urban

Others in Party:Dawn Weaver
Date:Tuesday, July 29, 2008
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Borah Peak
    Location:USA-Idaho
    Elevation:12662 ft / 3859 m

Ascent Trip Report

Camped at trailhead and started climb at 5:30 AM. Was a strenuous climb. Chicken Out Ridge didn't seem that bad. The loose scree near the summit was more troublesome. One step forward and then slid two steps back. We had perfect weather. Met some neat people on the hike and had dinner with Dawn and Stephen in Mackay in the evening. HP #34.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:5212 ft / 1589 m
    Distance:6.5 mi / 10.5 km
    Route:Borah Peak Trail
    Trailhead:7450 ft / 2270 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Exposed Scramble



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