Ascent of Mount Elbert on 2009-05-23
|Date:||Saturday, May 23, 2009|
|Ascent Type:||Unsuccessful - Turned Back|
| Elevation:||14000 ft / 4267 m|
Ascent Trip ReportFlew in from Yuma AZ the day before the hike. Heavy snow from the previous few days slowed my brother's and my ascent rate to a crawl, and altitude sickness got the best of me before we could make it to the top. Turned around at approximately 14,000 ft.
|Summary Total Data|
| Quality:||7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground|
| Weather:||Cold, Windy, Overcast|
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