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Ascent of Deer Mountain on 2018-08-26

Climber: William Musser

Others in Party:Karen Musser
Date:Sunday, August 26, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Deer Mountain
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:10013 ft / 3051 m

Ascent Trip Report

Took Karen on the Deer Ridge Mountain Trail in August for a sample of the beautiful National Park up the trail from the Deer Mtn Deer Ridge TH off of US 36. Explored and hiked up another rocky pinnacle on way down with some scrambling and cross country.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1502 ft / 456 m
    Total Elevation Loss:400 ft / 120 m
    Round-Trip Distance:6 mi / 9.7 km
    Grade/Class:1
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Windy
75F
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1302 ft / 396 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1102 ft / 335 m; Extra: 200 ft / 60m
    Loss on way in:200 ft / 60 m
    Distance:3 mi / 4.8 km
    Route:NPS trail to summit
    Start Trailhead:parking at TH  8911 ft / 2716 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:200 ft / 60 m
    Gain on way out:200 ft / 60 m
    Distance:3 mi / 4.8 km



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