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Ascent of Mount Shavano on 1969-08-23

Climber: Larry Versaw

Others in Party:Dad
Mom
Date:Saturday, August 23, 1969
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Shavano
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:14229 ft / 4336 m

Ascent Trip Report

Mom and Dad took me on this one. Alan may have been along also. The weather turned foul and Mom stayed behind. An inch accumulation of hail dampened our shoes and made us cold, but we braved the weather to make the summit. Although the weather was bad, this may have been the trip that hooked me on mountain climbing.
Summary Total Data
    Distance:10 mi / 16.1 km
    Grade/Class:2
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Scramble
    Weather:Thunderstorm, Cold
hail - 1 inch accumlation



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