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Ascent of Blanca Peak on 2005-09-09

Climber: Mountain Man Henry The

Date:Friday, September 9, 2005
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Peak:Blanca Peak
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:13500 ft / 4114 m

Ascent Trip Report

We backpacked in with our dog "Hadrian the Great". On a very cold morning, we hiked in hoping for a Class 2 trail that Hadrian could climb. Unfortunately, the summit turned into Class 3 climbing and Hadrian could not go higher. We were forced to turned around. Hadrian was getting tired. Instead of hiking out, we ended up spending 12 hours in a two-person tent with Hadrian during a rainy night.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:5500 ft / 1676 m
    Elevation Loss:13487 ft / 4111 m
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:5500 ft / 1676 m
    Trailhead:8000 ft / 2438 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:13487 ft / 4111 m
    Trailhead:26987 ft / 8225 m



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