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Ascent of Torreys Peak on 1998-07-08

Climber: Mike Stinson

Date:Wednesday, July 8, 1998
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Torreys Peak
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:14267 ft / 4348 m

Ascent Trip Report

After climbing Grays Peak I descended to the saddle between Grays and Torreys, climbed Torreys from the south, returned to the saddle, then descended to the Grays Peak Trail to return to the car. In other words, I did the standard combo route for the two peaks from the Stevens Gulch Trailhead. I had a headache in the evening, probably from not being adequately acclimated.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:560 ft / 170 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Scramble
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:560 ft / 170 m
    Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    Route:traverse from Grays Peak
    Start Trailhead:13707 ft / 4177 m
Descent Statistics
    Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
Ascent Part of Trip: Grays and Torreys, '98 (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Grays Peak1998-07-083040 ft / 927 m
2Torreys Peak1998-07-08560 ft / 171 m
Total Trip Gain: 3600 ft / 1098 m



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