Ascent of San Luis Peak on 2009-07-18
|Others in Party:||Stephanie Balter|
|Date:||Saturday, July 18, 2009|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||4x4 Vehicle|
|Peak:||San Luis Peak|
| Elevation:||14014 ft / 4271 m|
Ascent Trip Reportwith Steph on her 14ers birthday trip. 6AM start, beautiful morning to hike, got to the first pass by 7, on the summit by 10AM. A long hike but a beautiful summit, surprisingly busy though. A nice liesurely walk down with several snacks. We were both tired by the time we got back to the truck. Nice dinner at the Antlers near Creede afterword. (too bad I forgot my fly fishing rod at the campsite and had to drive back up to get it!
Great climb, very scenic on the Colorado trail.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||3900 ft / 1188 m|
| Extra Gain:||700 ft / 213 m|
| Distance:||11 mi / 17.7 km|
| Route:||West Willow Creek to pass at 12500, Colorado trail|
| Trailhead:||sharp L turn @ 11500 on Rat Cr. 4x4 road 11514 ft / 3509 m|
| Grade/Class:||class 1 - easy scree|
| Quality:||8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail|
| Gear Used:||Tent Camp|
| Nights Spent:||1 nights away from roads|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Windy, Clear|
| Time Up:||0 Days 4 Hours 0 Minutes|
|Ascent Part of Trip: Steph 14ers birthday trip|
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