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Ascent of Bison Peak on 2009-06-06

Climber: Daniel Musser

Others in Party:william musser
Date:Saturday, June 6, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Bison Peak
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:12431 ft / 3788 m

Ascent Trip Report

my first out west trip ever. My dad and i planned it for a while and were excited to get going, we spent 2 days hiking to the moutain peak, including a dayhike on the way up, mc curdy mt(look at ascent list).Slept at 11,800, my dads new record for day two acclimation,and in the morning summited it. There was a amazing view from the top, and it was fun to write in summit log book in the millitary box on the top(with a jounal).
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3831 ft / 1167 m
    Elevation Loss:2431 ft / 740 m
    Grade/Class:1 2+ 3
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Weather:Snowing, Cold, Very Windy, Partly Cloudy
cold and windy
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:3831 ft / 1167 m
    Distance:18 mi / 29 km
    Route:Twin Eagles TH 8600 ft
    Trailhead:s and w face  8600 ft / 2621 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:2431 ft / 740 m
    Trailhead:10000 ft / 3048 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Grays/Torreys

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1East Loveland Pass Peak2010-09-04 a
2Bison Peak2009-06-06 b
2Mount Sniktau-South Peak2010-09-04 b
3Mount Sniktau2010-09-04 c
4Mount Sniktau-South Peak2010-09-04 d
5East Loveland Pass Peak2010-09-04 e
6(Attempt) Kelso Mountain2010-09-04 f
7Grays Peak2010-09-05 g
8Torreys Peak2010-09-05 H



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