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Ascent of Uncompahgre Peak on 2015-07-29

Climber: Eric Kassan

Others in Party:BMS 914 -- Trip Report or GPS Track
Collin Kamholz
Tim Newman
Date:Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Uncompahgre Peak
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:14309 ft / 4361 m

Ascent Trip Report

The road up to the trailhead was clearly a 4WD road, but far from the worst I've driven.

The trail was incredible- easy to follow the whole way- just a short (maybe 30 vertical feet) stretch of upper class 2 or easy class 3. The scenery, not just at the summit, but all along the trail, was among the best I have seen. Even the marmots were photogenic and cooperative.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2889 ft / 881 m
    Distance:7.6 mi / 12.2 km
    Route:Nellie Creek trail
    Trailhead:Nellie Creek trailhead  11420 ft / 3480 m
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:3 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:2 Hours 15 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Eric Kassan
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