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Ascent of Mount Thomas on 2017-06-03

Climber: William Musser

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Saturday, June 3, 2017
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Peak:Mount Thomas
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:9250 ft / 2819 m

Ascent Trip Report

Eric Waag must have jumped the fence. Now that my heart was nearly back to normal beats I wanted one more top to tag but a short climb in case I had more issues with my pulse and this looked like and easy tag and bag. But it is not. I parked near the intersection in the only turn out I could find that did not say NO PARKING. I headed up the easy Mule Deer trail until it deviated away from this small peak. I then headed up hill towards the peak. But I ran into signs and fences saying do not enter; private property; oddly it is another one of those "wildlife" places where the public is not invited. I respect that they do not want people in all places so that wildlife can have refuge but I wish the state would recognize that peakabggers are not hunting - just give us one way up and down and we will stay off of everything else! But bottom line is - I respected the request to not enter and turned back.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:60 ft / 18 m
    Distance:0.6 mi / 1 km
    Grade/Class:1
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Bushwhack
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:60 ft / 18 m
    Distance:0.3 mi / 0.5 km
    Trailhead:9190 ft / 2801 m
Descent Statistics
    Distance:0.3 mi / 0.5 km
Ascent Part of Trip: Denver-7

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Visitor Point2017-06-03 a
2Peak 93202017-06-03 b
3Ralston Roost2017-06-03 c
4(Attempt) Tremont Mountain2017-06-03 d
5(Attempt) Mount Thomas2017-06-03 e
6Panorama Point2017-06-03 g
10Saddleback Mountain2017-06-04 a
11un 119902017-06-04 b
12un 121792017-06-04 c
13un 119412017-06-04 d
14un 119702017-06-04 e
15Mount Bailey2017-06-04 f



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