Ascent to Medicine Bow Peak-West Ridge-Schoolhouse Rock Lookout on 2010-07-24

Climber: Tim Gilheart

Others in Party:S; F&M
Date:Saturday, July 24, 2010
Ascent Type:No Summit Goal
Point Reached:Medicine Bow Peak-West Ridge - Schoolhouse Rock Lookout
    Elevation:11440 ft / 3486 m

Ascent Trip Report

Left from parking area near Lake Marie; hiked up to lookout point near the "Schoolhouse Rock" sub-peak. Snow in a few isolated patches still. Some great bird sightings included a Townsend's Solitaire, several White-Crowned Sparrows, and some variation on a Rosy Finch! Pine beetle devastation is extensive in the Snowy Range.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:940 ft / 286 m
    Route:Lake Marie West Trail
    Trailhead:Trailhead parking area  10500 ft / 3200 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear

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