Ascent of Mount Toll on 2018-03-03

Climber: Ben Ryan

Date:Saturday, March 3, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Hi-Clearance Vehicle
Peak:Mount Toll
    Elevation:12979 ft / 3955 m

Ascent Trip Report

- Ascent via South Slopes starting from Brainard Lakes Winter Parking Lot TH
- Descent via skis down South Slopes
- Left the truck at 6:30AM, didn't get back to the truck until 7PM. Much longer day than expected. Very warm temps (near 30 at summit and a high of 75 in Denver) with zero wind all day. Good trench to Mitchel Lake. Wind beaten trail from Mitchel to Blue Lake. Snow off summit that faces south was perfect spring snow. South Eastern aspect was still a relatively hard layer with signs of wind loading throughout. No recent avalanche observations on East - South aspects.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3445 ft / 1050 m
    Grade/Class:Class 2, Low angle s
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Headlamp, Skis, Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3445 ft / 1050 m
    Start Trailhead:9534 ft / 2905 m
Descent Statistics

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