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Ascent of Mount Lemmon on 2009-10-13

Climber: Eric Kassan

Date:Tuesday, October 13, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Lemmon
    Location:USA-Arizona
    Elevation:9157 ft / 2791 m

Ascent Trip Report

Because I wanted some exercise, I started my hike at the ski lodge/restaurant, even though one can drive another 1.5 miles. At the first gate stopping vehicles, pedestrians are allowed further. The next gate is more serious and has a fence. There is a trail heading north that leads to an area without a (standing) fence. A brief scramble from there and one is standing on the summit. Unfortunately, the view (surrounded by telescope domes) is not great.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:817 ft / 249 m
    Elevation Loss:817 ft / 249 m
    Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail, Scramble
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:807 ft / 246 m
    Extra Loss:10 ft / 3 m
    Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Route:Road -> unmaintained trail
    Trailhead:Ski lodge  8360 ft / 2548 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:807 ft / 246 m
    Extra Gain:10 ft / 3 m
    Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Route:Unmaintained trail -> road
    Trailhead:Ski lodge  8360 ft / 2548 m



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