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Ascent of Mount Sherman on 2017-06-14

Climber: Stevie Glakeler

Date:Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Sherman
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:14036 ft / 4278 m

Ascent Trip Report

Started at trailhead just off the dirt road (11:30). Crossed a creek and postholed a bit to the beginning of the slope. From there, climbed to a small grotto in the cliff band. Climbed up the face through the grotto on exposed, loose rock. Reached the ridge approximately 300' feet from the summit. Topped out then descended via the Iowa Gulch trail (3:15). Wind: Sustained 60-70 mph W/SW @ Summit / Weather: Clear / Avy Risk: None / Temp: 60
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2036 ft / 621 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Rock Climb, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:2036 ft / 621 m
    Distance:3.5 mi / 5.6 km
    Trailhead:12000 ft / 3657 m
Descent Statistics



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