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Ascent of Blanca Peak on 1966-07-15

Climber: Larry Versaw

Others in Party:San Luis Valley relatives
Date:Friday, July 15, 1966
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Blanca Peak
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:14345 ft / 4372 m

Ascent Trip Report

Annual trip with relatives to Como Lake and Mt Blanca. Back in those days, you could drive an ordinary jeep up to Como Lake and beyond, with not that much difficulty.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2616 ft / 798 m
    Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Route:West face, north ridge
    Trailhead:Como Lake  11729 ft / 3574 m
    Grade/Class:3
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Weather:good



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