Ascent of American Fork Twin Peaks on 2009-08-14

Climber: Brad Boester

Date:Friday, August 14, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:American Fork Twin Peaks
    Elevation:11489 ft / 3501 m

Ascent Trip Report

Climbed via Gad Valley/Red Top ridge, continued on to East summit and descended to Hidden Peak then over to Baldy and Sugarloaf peaks
descended via Peruvian Gulch. Mileage and elevation gain is the total for this loop trip
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:5289 ft / 1611 m
    Elevation Loss:5289 ft / 1611 m
    Distance:13.7 mi / 22 km
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:3589 ft / 1093 m
    Extra Loss:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:4.7 mi / 7.6 km
    Route:Gad Valley/Red Top Ridgeline
    Trailhead:The Inn at Snowbird  8000 ft / 2438 m
    Time Up:3 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:5189 ft / 1581 m
    Extra Gain:1700 ft / 518 m
    Distance:9 mi / 14.5 km
    Route:Peruvian Gulch /Gad Valley TR
    Trailhead:The Inn at Snowbird  8000 ft / 2438 m
    Time Down:5 Hours 

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