Ascent of Crestone Needle on 2018-08-28

Climber: Andrew Holman

Date:Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Crestone Needle
    Elevation:14197 ft / 4327 m

Ascent Trip Report

Amazing weather, climbed South Face (III, 5.7). Great, fun climbing. Swapped leads with Matthew Sundling. Crux was the horrendous road to the trailhead. The 3rd class descent also involves some delicate route-finding.
Summary Total Data
    Grade/Class:III 5.7
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Rock Climb
    Gear Used:
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear

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