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Ascent to Longs Peak-boulder field above the loft couloir on 2008-09-06

Climber: Adam Sawyer

Others in Party:Dave
Larry
Jud
Fredo
Dan
Derik
Tom
Date:Saturday, September 6, 2008
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Point Reached:Longs Peak - boulder field above the loft couloir
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:13000 ft / 3962 m
    Remaining Elevation:1255 ft / 382 m (26% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

Mountaineering course, we turned around at our NLT time, looked as though wx may be coming in, probably could've made the summit, but better safe than sorry.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3600 ft / 1097 m
    Route:Loft
    Trailhead:Long's peak trailhead  9400 ft / 2865 m
    Grade/Class:class 1-4
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Rope, Ski Poles
    Nights Spent:0 nights away from roads
    Weather:Cool, Windy, Partly Cloudy
cloudy and windy, possible snow/ rain
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:7 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:5 Hours 



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