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Ascent of Peak 8953 on 2018-09-28

Climber: Tom Gathright

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Friday, September 28, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Peak 8953
    Location:USA-Utah
    Elevation:8953 ft / 2728 m

Ascent Trip Report

YY: After reaching the Hole in the Rock, I descended down the west side of the ridge to work my way around the rock walls and that worked well. It looked like I would have to go a lot further down if I tried to do this on the east side of the ridge. Once around the initial rock walls, its pretty much a ridge walk, but with minor bushwhacking and all in all pretty straight forward.

I sat around on the summit for a while waiting for the sun to move a little further west as the best scenery is on the east side. After taking some pictures I made my way back retracing my path up.
Summary Total Data
    Round-Trip Distance:11.4 mi / 18.3 km
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Bushwhack, Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Distance:5.7 mi / 9.2 km
    Start Trailhead:Hole in the Rock  
    Time:3 Hours 22 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Distance:5.7 mi / 9.2 km
    Time:3 Hours 0 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Hole in the Rock

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Hole in the Rock2018-09-28 a 
2Peak 89532018-09-28 b 
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Tom Gathright
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