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Ascent of Kings Peak on 2010-08-23

Climber: James Barlow

Others in Party:Duane Poslusny
Date:Monday, August 23, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Kings Peak
    Location:USA-Utah
    Elevation:13528 ft / 4123 m

Ascent Trip Report

Awesome Uinta backpacking trip with my best friend, Duane. It was his week of patrolling the backcountry as a wilderness ranger and I tagged along for a vacation of peakbagging and cleaning up illegal campfire rings. We both climbed Kings & So. Kings and I took a day of 13'er bagging near Lake Atwood. The weather was great, only a few showers when we were camped in Painter Basin. Pics
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:6028 ft / 1837 m
    Total Elevation Loss:300 ft / 91 m
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:6028 ft / 1837 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 5728 ft / 1746 m; Extra: 300 ft / 91m
    Loss on way in:300 ft / 91 m
    Route:Uinta Canyon-Painter Basin-North Ridge
    Start Trailhead:7800 ft / 2377 m
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Kings Peak '10 (7 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Kings Peak2010-08-23 a6028 ft / 1837 m
2South Kings Peak2010-08-23 b720 ft / 219 m
4Mount Emmons2010-08-25 a3297 ft / 1005 m
5South Mount Emmons2010-08-25 b250 ft / 76 m
6Pinnacle Peak2010-08-25 c481 ft / 147 m
7Roberts Peak2010-08-25 d1377 ft / 420 m
Total Trip Gain: 12153 ft / 3704 m    Total Trip Loss: 2025 ft / 617 m



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