Ascent to La Plata Peak-Just before ridge saddle on 2009-06-20

Climber: Josh Merkley

Others in Party:Amanda
Jared(reached summit)
Courtney(reached summit)
Date:Saturday, June 20, 2009
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Point Reached:La Plata Peak - Just before ridge saddle
    Elevation:12600 ft / 3840 m
    Remaining Elevation:1736 ft / 529 m (40% left to go)
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2600 ft / 792 m
    Distance:7 mi / 11.3 km
    Route:Northwest Ridge
    Trailhead:Lake Creek Trailhead  10000 ft / 3048 m
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Raining, Windy
Summit socked in with blizzard
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:3 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:1 Hours 50 Minutes

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