Ascent of Vermilion Peak on 2019-08-31

Climber: Ben Ryan

Date:Saturday, August 31, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Hi-Clearance Vehicle
Peak:Vermilion Peak
    Elevation:13894 ft / 4234 m

Ascent Trip Report

- Ice Lake is absolutely mind blowing. The entire basin will drop your jaw to your feet. Gorgeous day
- Fuller Ascent Via standard Northeast Face and then along southeast ridge
- Fuller Descent back to 13,500' saddle then to Vermillion Peak
- Vermillion Ascent from 13,500' saddle along southeast ridge and back the same way as the ascent
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:4772 ft / 1454 m
    Round-Trip Distance:8.2 mi / 13.2 km
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Nights Spent:1 nights away from roads
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:4772 ft / 1454 m
    Distance:4.8 mi / 7.7 km
    Start Trailhead:9122 ft / 2780 m
Descent Statistics
    Distance:3.4 mi / 5.5 km

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