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Ascent of Mount Evans on 1972-07-19

Climber: Larry Versaw

Others in Party:Dad
Mom
Sarge
Date:Wednesday, July 19, 1972
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Evans
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:14264 ft / 4347 m

Ascent Trip Report

I doubt this counts as a climb, since we started at Summit Lake.

This was the last climb of the week of climbing that my parents gave to me for a graduation gift. By the time we finished the week, Dad and I both had our climbing legs. I enjoyed the week tremendously, and it confirmed me as a "peak bagger." Following this climb, however, I did not climb another mountain again until I had finished college and graduated from dental school.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1434 ft / 437 m
    Grade/Class:2
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Scramble
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1434 ft / 437 m
    Route:North slope
    Trailhead:12830 ft / 3910 m
Descent Statistics



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