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Ascent of Pikes Peak on 2018-09-07

Climber: Richard Hensley

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Friday, September 7, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Pikes Peak
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:14110 ft / 4300 m

Ascent Trip Report

Major construction under way on the summit. The highpoint area is fenced off. Appears that bulldozers may have moved around all the rocks where the highpoint was. Add in 3 inches of melting new snow, and the whole summit was a mess. Bad time to be up here.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:4609 ft / 1404 m
    Total Elevation Loss:4609 ft / 1403 m
    Round-Trip Distance:14.1 mi / 22.7 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Weather:few cu -3000ft; viz 75mi; breezy; cool
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:4294 ft / 1308 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 4107 ft / 1252 m; Extra: 187 ft / 56m
    Loss on way in:187 ft / 56 m
    Distance:6.9 mi / 11.1 km
    Route:standard trails
    Start Trailhead:Crags TH  10003 ft / 3048 m
    Time:4 Hours 14 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:4422 ft / 1347 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 4107 ft / 1252 m; Extra: 315 ft / 96m
    Gain on way out:315 ft / 96 m
    Distance:7.2 mi / 11.6 km
    Route:standard plus Devils Playground
    End Trailhead:Crags TH  10003 ft / 3048 m
    Time:3 Hours 18 Minutes



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